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synonyms for fortune-telling

  • fascination
  • illusion
  • wizardry
  • alchemy
  • allurement
  • astrology
  • augury
  • bewitchment
  • conjuring
  • conjury
  • devilry
  • diabolism
  • divination
  • enchantment
  • exorcism
  • foreboding
  • horoscopy
  • incantation
  • legerdemain
  • magnetism
  • necromancy
  • occultism
  • power
  • prediction
  • presage
  • prestidigitation
  • prophecy
  • rune
  • soothsaying
  • sorcery
  • spell
  • superstition
  • taboo
  • thaumaturgy
  • trickery
  • voodoo
  • voodooism
  • witchcraft
  • black art
  • hocuspocus
  • of impossible feats by tricks abracadabra
  • sleight of hand
  • sortilege
  • guess
  • indicator
  • forecast
  • prognosis
  • prophecy
  • conjecture
  • hunch
  • horoscope
  • dope
  • augury
  • tip
  • divination
  • foresight
  • cast
  • prognostication
  • vaticination
  • presage
  • soothsaying
  • omen
  • forecasting
  • palmistry
  • prevision
  • zodiac
  • foretelling
  • crystal gazing
  • of event anticipation
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antonyms for fortune-telling

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How to use fortune-telling in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The "bad form" of telling a lie to the head-master is a later illustration of the same thing.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
But in the end his health gave way, and the Emperor himself wrote to Prince Eugne telling him to send the old warrior home.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
But, without telling me what she meant to do, mother took it all to the Casino—and—it followed the rest.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
The fortune was proving quite as large as he had expected, and not even an inquest had been held upon the dead man.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
But "the cards never forgive," and as a rule Dame Fortune is relentless to the reckless player.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
When the father had finished, he stabbed his wife, telling her to repent of her sins and to confess to God who would pardon her.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Never had Punch secured the telling of that tale with so little opposition.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
Through the beautiful, windy autumn days, he labored at his difficult task, the task of telling a story.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Aristide always regarded the fortune of the moment as if it would last forever.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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