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di vuh nay shuhn

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

  • It doesnt take the divination skills of a Firenze to figure out that theres going to be a lot of fuss on July 21 when the seventh and last book in the series, Harry Potter .
  • But in fact, the actual divination of the date is so involved that it has its own offical name: "computus.
  • 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.
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  • ‘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 ...
    Jan. 23, 2014 - International Business Times
  • 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 »        
    Jan. 23, 2014 - Vulture
  • 'American Horror Story: Coven': Death is the best thing to happen to the coven
    American Horror Story: Covenbrings 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 ...
    Jan. 23, 2014 - Zap2It

  • Daniel Siebert in Dallas Morning News
    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...
  • Chris French in Telegraph.co.uk
    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...

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