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warlock

A male sorcerer who practices black magic, that is to say, who manipulates magical energies granted to him by malevolent entities such as demons. These terms have also been applied unjustly to sorcer who are members of ancient cults which were wrongly thought to involve devil worship.

warp-space

See hyperspace.

werewolf

A human being who transforms into a humanoid wolf or a facsimile of a wolf, usually during the nights of the full moon. The origin of the supernatural phenomenon that causes werewolves, lycanthropy, is not yet known. Known lycanthropes include Werewolf By Night and John Jameson are two known lycanthropes.

Wicca

(1) A polytheistic Neo-Pagan nature religion inspired by various pre-Christian western European beliefs, whose central deity is a mother goddess and which includes the use of herbal magic and benign witchcraft.

(2) A group or community of believers or followers of this religion.

Wiccan

(1) Of or relating to the Wiccan religion.

(2) A believer or follower of Wicca.

witch

A female sorcerer who practices black magic, that is to say, who manipulates magical energies granted to her by malevolent entities such as demons. These terms have also been applied unjustly to sorcer who are members of ancient cults which were wrongly thought to involve devil-worship.

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