Verbs: one-word spells
A lot of my magic leans toward the nonverbal side. I can say a phrase at most, but long strings of words feel too clunky for the way my magic works.
I like using verbs because they’re the part of the sentence that gets the ball rolling. Without a verb nothing happens. So it only seems fit to use verbs to make things happen magically as well! The following ideas can be coupled with actions and ingredients, or used on their own for discreet magic.