Definition: an evil spell
Usage: a witch put a curse on his whole family; he put the whammy on me
Definition: a verbal formula believed to have magical force
Usage: he whispered a spell as he moved his hands; inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese
Definition: a person believed to bring bad luck to those around him
Definition: foredoom to failure
Usage: This project is jinxed!
Definition: cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something