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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Prophesy: Act or instance of foretelling events.

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  • The Romans had their Sybilline books and their Etruscan custom of haruspication (divination from entrails).
  • Other sets of synonyms include, in addition to the aforementioned haruspicy and haruspication: caloptromancy and enoptromancy; spodomancy and tephramancy (or...
  • (haruspication).
  • Others include, for example, chirognomy, chiroscopy, haruspicy (or haruspication), hieroscopy, horoscopy, keraunoscopy, omoplatoscopy, orniscopy and palmistry. for more
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