• (noun): Magic healing and control, especially in African-based folk medicine in the United States and the Caribbean. Also called conjure.
  • (noun): A practitioner of hoodoo.
  • (noun): Voodoo.
  • (noun): Bad luck.
  • (noun): One that brings bad luck.
  • (noun): Geology A column of eccentrically shaped rock, produced by differential weathering.
  • (verb-transitive): To practice hoodoo on; affect with a charm or curse.
  • (verb-transitive): To bring bad luck to.

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  • (noun): something believed to bring bad luck
  • (noun): a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers
  • (noun): a practitioner of voodoo
  • (noun): (geology) a column of weathered and unusually shaped rock; "a tall sandstone hoodoo"
  • (verb): bring bad luck; be a source of misfortune

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  • LOL A hoodoo is a swamp critter thatll eatcha up especially at night in the deep dark swamp!!

  • "The name hoodoo comes from the word voodoo and was given to these geological formations by the Europeans," notes a sign on one of the trails.

  • How Lucas responds could go a long way towards determining if Liverpool finally break that title hoodoo, especially since

  • They say it has what you Americans call a hoodoo on it.

  • So, when Superman commanded everyone to resist hypnotic suggestions, he unwittingly undid his own hypnotic hoodoo, which is why Lana didn't see Superman as Clark, even when wearing Clark's get-up.

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