One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the wizard had cast a spell over them’
sorcerer, warlock, male witch, magus, magician, black magician, necromancer, occultist, enchanter
rare thaumaturge, thaumaturgist
2‘a financial wizard’
genius, expert, master, adept, virtuoso, maestro, past master, marvel, prodigy
informal hotshot, demon, wiz, whizz, whizz-kid, alpha geek, ninja, buff, old hand, pro, ace, something else, something to shout about, something to write home about
British informal dab hand
North American informal maven, crackerjack
beginner, amateur, duffer
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