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necromancy

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈnek.rə.mæn.si/
the act of communicating with the dead in order to discover what is going to happen in the future, or black magic (= magic used for bad purposes)
necromancer
noun [C] uk   /-sər/  us   /-sɚ/
Translations of “necromancy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 通靈術,(招亡魂問卜的)巫術, 妖術…
in Chinese (Simplified) 通灵术, (招亡魂问卜的)巫术, 妖术…
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