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voodoo

noun [U]     /ˈvuː.duː/
a type of religion involving magic and the worship of spirits (= people who cannot be seen), especially common in HaitiMagic informal bad luck: They felt as if there was some sort of voodoo on the band, because everything just went wrong.Good luck and bad luck
(Definition of voodoo noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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