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crystal gazing

n.
1. Divination by gazing into a crystal ball.
2. The making of determinations or predictions using questionable or unscientific means.

crystal gazer n.
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crystal gazing

n
1. (Alternative Belief Systems) the act of staring into a crystal globe (crystal ball) supposedly in order to arouse visual perceptions of the future, etc
2. the act of trying to predict something
crystal gazer n
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crys′tal gaz`ing


n.
1. the practice of staring into a crystal ball to divine distant events or the future.
2. speculation about the future.
[1885–90]
crys′tal gaz`er, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crystal gazing - staring into a crystal ball to arouse visions of future or distant events
prophecy, vaticination, prognostication - knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)
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