necromancer necromancer  /ˈnɛ krə ˌmæn sər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) one who practices magic or sorcery
  2. (n) one who practices divination by conjuring up the dead

Usage(s):

  1. The Phantom, described as a scholar, seems more a necromancer, dematerializing, teleporting, even dodging bullets.
  2. Members of his staff professed themselves as mystified as any necromancer's audience, began a frantic search of Foochow and vicinity.
  3. Then in 1914 Fritz Haber, clever German necromancer, found that nitrogen gas can be captured in another wayby combining it with hydrogen to form ammonia.

News

  • Desolation of Smaug Photo

    Entertainment Weekly released a first look photo of Evangeline Lilly’s character Tauriel from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug . I find it it interesting that Entertainment Weekly calls this a “first look” photo. It may be one for the masses, but Evangeline Lilly’s Tauriel likeness has been out for a while in action figure form. I am not saying I want a look at Smaug or the Necromancer. I ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Mania

Quotes

  • "An artist is a necromancer," Murakami tells Thornton, "an artist is someone who understands the border between this world and that one."
    on Nov 23, 2008 By: Takashi Murakami Source: New Zealand Herald

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