Other Words for Hocus-pocus
Hocus-Pocus as a Noun has these synonyms:
sleight of hand, legerdemain, prestidigitation, magic, conjuring, jugglery
Example: From the earliest days religion has had its share of hocus-pocus.
trickery, chicanery, deceit, deception, artifice, cheat, duplicity, mischief, hoax, humbug, trick, swindle, pretence, con (game), jiggery-pokery, flimflam, hanky-panky
Example: He tried some hocus-pocus on the company books but was caught.
Hocus-Pocus as a Verb has these synonyms:
Example: The medicine man muttered some hocus-pocus over the body, which began to rise into the air.