Divination synonyms

dĭv'ə-nā'shən
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Divination by serpents, as for example by their manner of eating or by their coils.
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Divination by means of pieces of burning wood
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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.
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The thing predicted or foretold
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The art or practice of foretelling events.
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The use of an evil supernatural power to control or influence people and their affairs or the natural world; black magic
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Careful, often cunning estimation and planning of likely outcomes, especially to advance one's own interests.
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It can be a clue like a neighbor, a disagreement, or an event that seems inconsequential at the time.
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The practice or art of telling fortunes from the lines, marks, and patterns on the palms of the hands.
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Plural form of prognostic
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A statement about or prior knowledge of the future.
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The occult ability to perceive things that are not in sight or that cannot be seen, or that are in the future
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Prediction of the future under divine or paranormal guidance; act, practice, or ability of a prophet
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The supposed ability to obtain information without the use of normal sensory channels.
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Extrasensory perception
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The working of supernatural miracles; magic
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The casting of horoscopes.
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The act of penetrating a given situation with the mind or faculties; perception, discernment. [from 17th c.]
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A hint; indirect suggestion
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Prophetic or threatening significance:
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Power of acute observation and deduction; penetration; discernment; perception.
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(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
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Alternative spelling of fortune-telling.
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The study of the shape and protuberances of the skull, based on the now discredited belief that they reveal character and mental capacity.
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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.
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The study of handwriting, especially when employed as a means of analyzing character.
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Divination by interpreting sacred objects, often used in sacrificial offerings. Similar to aruspicy.
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Loosely, any sorcery or witchcraft, especially involving death or the dead, particularly sorcery involving raising or reanimating the dead.
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Divination by the observation of water.
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Divination interpreting the appearance and behaviour of fish. A form of augury.
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The magical power of conjuring or controlling fire.
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Divination by gazing into a crystal ball.
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Divination by a crystal ball.
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Divination by means of birds, their flight, etc.
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Divination by means of rings.
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Divination based on a Bible verse or a literary passage chosen at random
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Divination by the interpretation of human sacrificial entrails.
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A form of divination in which the diviner observes a bird, several birds (most preferably the white rooster or cockerel) pecking at grain that the diviner has scattered on the ground.
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Divination by use of mirrors, or other reflective surfaces. Similar to crystallomancy, dubjed, enoptromancy and scrying.
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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.
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Divination with the use of precious or semi-precious stones, gemstones, or normal stones by either interpreting the light they reflect (crystallomancy), or how they fall (sortilege).
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The practice of predicting the future through interpretation of dreams.
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Divination performed by examining the lines in the palms.
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Divination by use of atmospheric conditions.
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Divination with a wand or rod; dowsing.
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Divination by the casting of lots.
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Divination using flour or flour-related products such as dough or cakes and fortune cookies
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Placing an agate stone, piece of jet, or some other precious or semi-precious stone upon the axe-head and heating the metal, the movement of the agate then being interpreted.
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Studying the flight of arrows, an act of divination used by the Greeks and Arabs. It is strongly forbidden in the Koran.
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The study and divination by use of animal entrails, usually the victims of sacrifice.
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Plural form of genethliac
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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.
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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.
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An estimation of a future condition.
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Divination by the stars; astrology in its modern prophetic aspect.
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The act of predicting a person's future.
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The definition of a guess is an act of predicting, estimating or assuming.
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The act or practice of divination from the entrails of animals slain in sacrifice.
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Something known or learned in this way
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Divination by numbers, often, specif., by numbers derived from alphabetic letters, from names, or from words in a text
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Prognostication; portent:
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A clairvoyant or clairaudient experience, such as a dream, which resonates with some event in the future.
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(Medicine) A forecast of the future course of a disease or disorder, based on medical knowledge.
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Divination using shoulder bones
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Divination or prophecy by casting lots
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An authoritative or wise statement or prediction.
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Prediction, prophecy.
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(Countable) A religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance.
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The definition of foresight is the ability to see or plan for what will happen in the future.
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Divination by the letters of a name; nomancy
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Divination by randomly selecting lines or passages from books
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A kind of divination drawn from the responses of oracles among heathen nations.
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Divination by means of animals
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