Sometimes called "slight of hand", Prestidigitation is a term used to describe the ability of some characters to manipulate objects such as cards or coins secretly. A popular tactics among card sharps, magicians and stage performers. Sleight of hand is not a separate branch of magic, but rather one of the means used by a magician to produce an effect. It can be contrasted with the flourish, where the magician intentionally displays skills, such as the ability to cut cards one handed, which is akin to juggling.
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