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divination

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdivinationdiv‧i‧na‧tion /ˌdɪvəˈneɪʃən/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 ROthe ability to say what will happen in the future, or the act of doing this
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divinationConsequently, this was a divination of deep significance.The magic will be used in organised or private rituals for healing, and divination for guidance when important decisions loom.Most clairvoyants restrict themselves to the pictures for divination.He first learns songs, dances and stories, then the esoteric skills of meditation, divination and prayer.On that basis, we shall survey some of these New Age and occult forms of divination.For instance, there are more than sixty separate forms of divination.Butto see Gnosticism principally in terms of divination and prognostication is to fail to understand it.Miraculous powers ... divination, automatic writing, telepathy.
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