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See definition of palmistry on Dictionary.com
  • as indivination
  • as inprediction
  • as inprognostication

synonyms for palmistry

  • augury
  • horoscopy
  • occultism
  • prediction
  • premonition
  • prognostication
  • prophecy
  • soothsaying
  • clairvoyancy
See also synonyms for: palmist
  • forecast
  • forecasting
  • guess
  • indicator
  • prognosis
  • prophecy
  • augury
  • cast
  • conjecture
  • divination
  • dope
  • foresight
  • foretelling
  • horoscope
  • hunch
  • omen
  • presage
  • prevision
  • prognostication
  • soothsaying
  • tip
  • vaticination
  • zodiac
  • crystal gazing
  • fortune-telling
  • of event anticipation
  • surmising
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How to use palmistry in a sentence

I have brought the party hither, that you may use palmistry, or chiromancy if such is your pleasure.
QUENTIN DURWARDSIR WALTER SCOTT
Other Professors have stooped to it, but I—oh, no, it is playing palmistry a little bit too low down.
THE GAY LORD QUEXARTHUR W. PINERO
During the Christmas holidays she had been poring over an article on palmistry which she found in a magazine.
A FORTUNATE TERMANGELA BRAZIL
Palmistry assigns fine, tapering fingers to "artistic temperament," and rightly, for fine fingers are necessary for fine work.
A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
The amount of study given to the hand renders it probable that palmistry may have considerable value as a physiognomic science.
BUCHANAN'S JOURNAL OF MAN, FEBRUARY 1887VARIOUS
Palmistry and fortune-telling appeal as serious matters to many people in England and Europe generally.
THE HEARTS OF MENH. FIELDING
I should explain that for the greater part of my life I have been a constant and enthusiastic student of palmistry.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERYVARIOUS
There were also bargains in palmistry; and at one place a delightful humorist was selling clothing at auction.
FAMILIAR SPANISH TRAVELSW. D. HOWELLS
Hardly less common than faith in the horoscope is belief in the detailed prophecies of palmistry.
VOCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: ITS PROBLEMS AND METHODSHARRY L. HOLLINGWORTH
He announces his belief in the philosopher's stone; in spirits, and tutelary angels; and in palmistry.
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION IN ENGLAND, VOL. 1 OF 3HENRY THOMAS BUCKLE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PALMISTRY

  • augury
  • clairvoyancy
  • horoscopy
  • occultism
  • palmistry
  • prediction
  • premonition
  • prognostication
  • prophecy
  • soothsaying
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.