occultist


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oc·cult·ism

 (ə-kŭl′tĭz′əm, ŏk′ŭl-)
n.
The belief in and study of hidden supernatural powers, especially with the aim of bringing them under human control.

oc·cult′ist n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.occultist - a believer in occultism; someone versed in the occult arts
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Chaldaean, Chaldean, Chaldee - a wise man skilled in occult learning
witch, enchantress - a female sorcerer or magician
psychic - a person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception
necromancer, sorcerer, thaumaturge, thaumaturgist, wizard, magician - one who practices magic or sorcery
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Translations

occultist

[ˈɒkəltɪst] Nocultista mf
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occultist

nOkkultist(in) m(f)
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Synopsis: Pamela Colman Smith (16 February 1878--18 September 1951), also nicknamed Pixie, was an artist, illustrator, writer and occultist. She is best known for illustrating the Waite-Smith deck of divinatory tarot cards (also called the Rider-Waite or the Rider-Waite-Smith deck) for Arthur Edward Waite.
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