The definition of augury is the practice of clairvoyancy by a prophet or oracle, or is a sign or harbinger of things to happen in the future.
The art or practice of foretelling events.
Careful, often cunning estimation and planning of likely outcomes, especially to advance one's own interests.
The practice or art of telling fortunes from the lines, marks, and patterns on the palms of the hands.
A statement about or prior knowledge of the future.
The occult ability to perceive things that are not in sight or that cannot be seen, or that are in the future
Prediction of the future under divine or paranormal guidance; act, practice, or ability of a prophet
The supposed ability to obtain information without the use of normal sensory channels.
The working of supernatural miracles; magic
A hint; indirect suggestion
Prophetic or threatening significance:
(Meteorol.) An official alert, as by the National Weather Service, that, variously, a tornado, severe thunderstorm, flash flood, etc. has been spotted or detected by radar in the area
The study of the shape and protuberances of the skull, based on the now discredited belief that they reveal character and mental capacity.
The study of the positions and motions of celestial bodies in the belief that they have an influence on the course of natural earthly occurrences and human affairs.
The study of handwriting, especially when employed as a means of analyzing character.
Divination by the observation of water.
Divination by gazing into a crystal ball.
Divination by a crystal ball.
Divination based on a Bible verse or a literary passage chosen at random
A divination practise used to reveal guilty parties my feeding a person or group barley meal. The innocent, it is said, would feel no effects, but the guilty would feel indigestion. Also known as Cursed Bread.
The practice of predicting the future through interpretation of dreams.
Divination performed by examining the lines in the palms.
Divination by use of atmospheric conditions.
Divination by the casting of lots.
The practice of seeking water or other substances (usually liquid) with the aid of a forked stick or similar pointing device, as believed by some practitioners to derive from supernatural power.
A Chinese book of ancient origin consisting of 64 interrelated hexagrams along with commentaries attributed to Confucius. The hexagrams, originally used for divination, embody Taoist philosophy by describing all nature and human endeavor in terms of the interaction of yin and yang.
The definition of a guess is an act of predicting, estimating or assuming.
Something known or learned in this way
Divination by numbers, often, specif., by numbers derived from alphabetic letters, from names, or from words in a text
Divination or prophecy by casting lots
An authoritative or wise statement or prediction.
The definition of foresight is the ability to see or plan for what will happen in the future.
A kind of divination drawn from the responses of oracles among heathen nations.
The thing predicted or foretold
The use of an evil supernatural power to control or influence people and their affairs or the natural world; black magic
It can be a clue like a neighbor, a disagreement, or an event that seems inconsequential at the time.
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