Associations to the word «Alchemy»
ALCHEMY, noun. (uncountable) The ancient search for a universal panacea, and of the philosopher's stone, that eventually developed into chemistry.
ALCHEMY, noun. (countable) The causing of any sort of mysterious sudden transmutation.
ALCHEMY, noun. (computing) (slang) (countable) Any elaborate transformation process or algorithm.
ALCHEMY, noun. The way two individuals relate to each other; "their chemistry was wrong from the beginning -- they hated each other"; "a mysterious alchemy brought them together".
ALCHEMY, noun. A pseudoscientific forerunner of chemistry in medieval times.
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.