Quotes about "spell"

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Sell also: charm, enchantment, import, patch, piece, tour, trance, turn, while, write

Definitions and meanings of word "spell"

• Noun: a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation

• Noun: a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); examples: "it's my go", "a spell of work"

• Noun: a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; examples: "he was here for a little while", "I need to rest for a piece", "a spell of good weather", "a patch of bad weather"

• Noun: a verbal formula believed to have magical force; examples: "he whispered a spell as he moved his hands", "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"

• Verb: orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of; example: "How do you spell this word?" "We had to spell out our names for the police officer"

• Verb: indicate or signify; example: "I'm afraid this spells trouble!"

• Verb: write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word); example: "He spelled the word wrong in this letter"

• Verb: relieve (someone) from work by taking a turn; example: "She spelled her husband at the wheel"

• Verb: place under a spell

• Verb: take turns working; example: "the workers spell every four hours"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "spell"

Simone de Beauvoir
one quote about spell
French Writer, Philosopher, Activist
Thursday 9 January 1908 - Monday 14 April 1986
Zane Grey
2 quotes about spell
American Author
Wednesday 31 January 1872 - Monday 23 October 1939
Richard Masur
one quote about spell
American Actor
Born Saturday 20 November 1948
Frank Lloyd Wright
one quote about spell
American Writer, Educator, Designer, Architect
Saturday 8 June 1867 - Thursday 9 April 1959
James Fenton
one quote about spell
British Critic, Poet, Journalist
Born Monday 25 April 1949
Michael Gambon
one quote about spell
British Actor
Born Saturday 19 October 1940
Burt Bacharach
one quote about spell
American Producer, Composer
Born Saturday 12 May 1928
Washington Irving
one quote about spell
American Writer, Historian, Author
Thursday 3 April 1783 - Monday 28 November 1859
Martin O'Malley
one quote about spell
American Politician
Born Friday 18 January 1963
Jodi Picoult
one quote about spell
American Author
Born Thursday 19 May 1966
Lou Rawls
one quote about spell
American Musician
Friday 1 December 1933 - Friday 6 January 2006
Jeff Gannon
one quote about spell
American Journalist
Born 1957

Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell; it demands complete abandon; if words or movements oppose the magic of caresses, the spell is broken.

Simone de Beauvoir

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Spelling is very easy to practice yourself whereas signing is not. So I would sit on the subway riding around New York and I would spell whatever I would see. When I watched a movie I would spell words as they came up.

Simone de Beauvoir

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I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.

Simone de Beauvoir

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A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of.

Simone de Beauvoir

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The lullaby is the spell whereby the mother attempts to transform herself back from an ogre to a saint.

Simone de Beauvoir

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There's no subtext in Harry Potter really; it's all magic, anything can happen. Why do I say this? Because it's a magic spell. It's quite nice in a way. There is a real freedom to it.

Simone de Beauvoir

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He is the true enchanter, whose spell operates, not upon the senses, but upon the imagination and the heart.

Simone de Beauvoir

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Sometimes, reading a blog, which I do infrequently, I see that generations of Americans have been wilfully crippled, and can no longer spell or write a sentence.

Simone de Beauvoir

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Romney economics would spell disaster for America's middle class. In this economy there are shipbuilders and ship wreckers.

Simone de Beauvoir

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On a shelf above my computer are five letters that spell out W-R-I-T-E. Just in case I forget why I'm there. I also have 'Wonder Woman' paraphernalia from when I wrote five issues of the comic, and pictures of my husband and kids.

Simone de Beauvoir

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I might have lived long enough to learn all this in the long haul, but I would have been just another soul taking up time and space for a long spell before I learned.

Simone de Beauvoir

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The beauty that addresses itself to the eyes is only the spell of the moment; the eye of the body is not always that of the soul.

Simone de Beauvoir

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I don't care what you say about me. Just spell the name right.

Simone de Beauvoir

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My publicist always said as long as they pronounce your name or spell your name right, it's all good.

Simone de Beauvoir

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Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.

Simone de Beauvoir

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I use a pseudonym, because my real name is very difficult to pronounce, to remember, and to spell. And many people who have been talking about me on television have yet to pronounce it correctly.

Simone de Beauvoir

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The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.

Simone de Beauvoir

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Let there be nothing within thee that is not very beautiful and very gentle, and there will be nothing without thee that is not beautiful and softened by the spell of thy presence.

Simone de Beauvoir

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Do you spell it with a "V" or a "W"?' inquired the judge. 'That depends upon the taste and fancy of the speller, my Lord'.

Simone de Beauvoir

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I don't think President Bush is doing anything at all about Aids. In fact, I'm not sure he even knows how to spell Aids.

Simone de Beauvoir

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