divination divination  /ˌdɪ və ˈneɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) successful conjecture by unusual insight or good luck
  2. (n) a prediction uttered under divine inspiration
  3. (n) the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means

Usage(s):

  1. Determining which among 23 recovered skulls was Schiller's became an act of divination: the mayor of Weimar simply deemed the biggest one to be that of the cerebral poet.
  2. Our efforts at divination follow.
  3. The reincarnate leader is discovered while still a boy through divination and wondrous signs in the sky, the vegetation and the sacred lakes of Tibet.

News

  1. American Horror Story: Coven Recap: The Axeman Bummeth

    It’s the penultimate episode, you guys. I may weep. Telekinesis. Concilium. Transmutation. Divination. Vitalum Vitalis. Descensum. Pyrokinesis. No, these are not the Daughters of Triton. They are the Seven Wonders, and in this episode, they are the stars of a silent film of The Crucible if it had been directed ... More »        
    on January 23, 2014     Source: Vulture

  2. ‘American Horror Story’ Season 3 Spoilers: Who Died In 'Coven' Episode 12? Top 9 Disturbing Moments Of ‘Go To Hell’

    Episode 12 of “American Horror Story” finally introduced fans to the Seven Wonders via an old-school tutorial video … and it was absolutely frightening. So, what are the Seven Wonders? It’s a magical test so advanced that it turns the “craft into art” … and can also get a witch killed. The test consists of telekinesis, concilium, transmutation, divination, vitalum vitalis, descensus and ...
    on January 23, 2014     Source: International Business Times

  3. 'American Horror Story: Coven': Death is the best thing to happen to the coven

    "American Horror Story: Coven" brings the gore in "Go to Hell," but it might be our favorite episode so far. Who knew we just needed to cull a few witches to feel like the coven is in really good shape?The SupremeThe episode opens with an awesome witchy PSA that informs us just what the Seven Wonders test consists of: Telekinesis, concilium (mind control), transmutation, divination, vitalum ...
    on January 23, 2014     Source: Zap2It

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Quotes

  1. "Salvia has much to offer: fascinating psychoactive effects, sensual enhancement, magical journeys, enchantment, apparent time travel, philosophical insights, spiritual experiences and perhaps even healing and divination," Siebert says in his...
    on Feb 20, 2008 By: Daniel Siebert Source: Dallas Morning News

  2. Professor Chris French of Goldsmiths, University of London and editor of The Skeptic Magazine, told the Daily Mail: "Numerology, like any other system of divination, has no validity whatsoever with the exception that sometimes your belief that a day...
    on Sep 9, 2009 By: Chris French Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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