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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ho·cus-po·cus /ˌhokəsˈpokəs/
 戲法,奇術,變戲法的咒文(vt.)(vi.)玩戲法,欺騙

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ho·cus-po·cus n.
 1. A term used by magicians or conjurers in pretended incantations.
 2. A juggler or trickster. [Archaic]
 3. A magician's trick; a cheat; nonsense.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ho·cus-po·cus, v. t. To cheat. [Colloq.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 hocus-pocus
      n : verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you
          in some way [syn: trickery, slickness, hanky panky,
           jiggery-pokery, skulduggery, skullduggery]
      [also: hocus-pocussing, hocus-pocussed]