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parapsychology

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occult
parapsychologypar‧a‧psy‧chol‧o‧gy /ˌpærəsaɪˈkɒlədʒi $ -ˈkɑː-/ noun [uncountable]  ROthe scientific study of mysterious abilities that some people claim to have, such as knowing what will happen in the future
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parapsychologyWe used to have long discussions and arguments about everything from radio-controlled models to religion, and from parapsychology to physics.However, by this time I had outgrown my adolescent appetite for being shocked and had acquired some knowledge of parapsychology.
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