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Divination by fire or flames.

[Middle English piromance, from Old French pyromancie, from Late Latin pyromantīa, from Greek puromanteia : puro-, pyro- + -manteia, -mancy.]

py′ro·man′tic (-măn′tĭk) adj.
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It is whispers Cheng the Fetischcharakter, not of commodities but of dialectic itself see through the Moscow limo windscreen pyromantic oxygen stew transmute watch it slavered by the Beijing kosmos onto new eyes superstitious to their frotted core, whoring the shut lids they claim merely to underwrite