necromancy necromancy  /ˈnɛ krə ˌmæn si/


  1. (n) the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world
  2. (n) conjuring up the dead, especially for prophesying


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  1. This difficulty called for more necromancy and repentance on the part of the greedy ancient.
  2. According to old belief, a cat, through necromancy or something even more unfathomable, has been given nine lives.
  3. Both films remind devoted cinephiles that in those days the ancient art of necromancy and the new art of the movies exercised a fascination for each other.


  • ‘American Horror Story: Coven’: Necromancy with the Stars

    Zoe and Madison try their hand at casting a spell, while Fiona learns a bit about Madame LaLaurie in 'American Horror Story: Coven' episode 2: 'Boy Parts.' The post ‘American Horror Story: Coven’: Necromancy with the Stars appeared first on Screen Rant .
    on October 17, 2013     Source: Screen Rant

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  • "The so-called science of poll-taking is not a science at all but mere necromancy," White wrote from his home on the Maine coast. "People are unpredictable by nature, and although you can take a nation's pulse, you can't be sure that the...
    on Jun 25, 2005 By: EB White Source: Kennebec Journal

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