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Any particularly arbitrary or obscure command that one must mutter at a system to attain a desired result.
Not used of passwords or other explicit security features.
Especially used of tricks that are so poorly documented that they must be learned from a
"This compiler normally locates initialised data in the data segment, but if you
the right incantation they will be forced into text space."
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casting the runes
examining the entrails