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1. The art or practice of foretelling events.
2. A prediction; a prophecy.
1. the practice or art of foretelling events.
2. a prophecy or prediction.
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|Noun||1.||soothsaying - the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means|
prophecy, vaticination, prognostication - knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)
arithmancy - divination by means of numbers
geomancy - divination by means of signs connected with the earth (as points taken at random or the arrangement of particles thrown down at random or from the configuration of a region and its relation to another)
hydromancy - divination by water (as by patterns seen in the ebb and flow of the tides)
lithomancy - divination by means of stones or stone talismans
necromancy - conjuring up the dead, especially for prophesying
oneiromancy - divination through the interpretation of dreams
onomancy - divination by the letters of a name
pyromancy - divination by fire or flames