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noun as in divination

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All you need is a competent plastic surgeon with an electric scalpel who has a basic knowledge of palmistry.

I have brought the party hither, that you may use palmistry, or chiromancy if such is your pleasure.

Other Professors have stooped to it, but I—oh, no, it is playing palmistry a little bit too low down.

During the Christmas holidays she had been poring over an article on palmistry which she found in a magazine.

Palmistry assigns fine, tapering fingers to "artistic temperament," and rightly, for fine fingers are necessary for fine work.

The amount of study given to the hand renders it probable that palmistry may have considerable value as a physiognomic science.


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On this page you'll find 74 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to palmistry, such as: augury, horoscopy, occultism, prediction, premonition, and prognostication.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.