divinationnoun [ U ]uk /ˌdɪv.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌdɪv.əˈneɪ.ʃən/
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- Another form of divination which they employ for the same purpose is to put the question to the ghost, while two men hold a bow which belonged to him and to which some personal articles of his are attached.
- He is supposed to have been well versed in the arts of divination and astrology, and was the origin of the Persian magi.
- If the woman had no such dream, it fell to the father or the relatives to determine the name by divination or by consulting a wizard.
- It needed little divination on her part to guess what the words might have been.
- Visitors are there in plenty, but their object is to "get luck," and the business of religion has become transformed into divination and spiritual gambling.