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psychic

noun [C]     /ˈsaɪ.kɪk/
a person who has a special mental ability, for example being able to know what will happen in the future or what people are thinking: a gifted psychicPeople who perform magic or have paranormal abilitiesPeople who make predictions
(Definition of psychic noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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