Definition: sorcery; magic
Definition: sorcery; magic
Sentences Containing 'wizardry'
The volume "Monsters Treasure" in the original set, and the supplements ("Greyhawk", "Blackmoor" and "Eldritch Wizardry") included a section of monsters.
In 1977, despite the fact that he was no longer at TSR, Arneson published "Dungeonmaster's Index", a 38-page booklet that indexed all of TSR's "D" properties to that point in time, including "Chainmail", the original 3-book set of "D", the five "D" supplements ("Greyhawk"; "Blackmoor"; "Eldritch Wizardry"; "Gods, Demi-gods Heroes"; and "Swords Spells"), and all seven issues of "The Strategic Review".
Riding the playmaking wizardry of Gretzky, he would finish the season with 46 goals and 48 assists for 94 points, a total good for 10th in the league.
The concerto reveals that Paganini's technical wizardry was fully developed.
“Something of a Charles Addams cartoon…” "An Evening with Elmore Gwendolyn Putts, The Neighbors Next Door", “…displays a variety of comedic forms--from mime to slapstick, one-liners to thoughtful satirical jabs,” and has a “…wizardry in blending 50’s sitcom norms with comic impersonations.” Play Synopsis.
This major center of civilization is well known as a melting pot of humans, D-Bees and other, stranger beings, and is the home of Techno-Wizardry.
The Splugorth rule through the use of subject races enslaved by Bio-Wizardry, a form of mysticism that involves the use of parasites and symbiotes to enhance one's abilities.
The Splugorth are also masters of Rune Magic (such as the creation of the fabled "rune weapons"), an offshoot of Bio-Wizardry.
An increasingly popular use of technology is Techno-Wizardry, which is a fusion of magic and technology.
The aims of Techno-Wizardry are to use magic not only to power technology, but to make it more effective than it was prior to magic infusion.
Techno-Wizardry also encompasses the creation of more traditional magic weapons, so a Techno-Wizard can make both a flaming sword or a plasma cannon, often with many of the same components and spells.
For example, "The Illithiad" references the character of Strom Wakeman and the organization known as the Arcane Order (an organization detailed heavily in another of Cordell's works, "College of Wizardry").
In the opening chapter of the final book, Voldemort murders Professor Charity Burbage because she portrays muggles in a positive light and is opposed to limiting wizardry to only people of pure-blood origins.
"The Dark Spire" is a throwback to old first-person dungeon crawler RPGs, such as "The Bard's Tale" or "Wizardry".
More Vocab Wordsscruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
boon - blessing; benefit; something very helpful
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status