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  • n  the practice of predicting people's futures (usually for payment)

  • Not the least of Miss Adams' achievements in behalf of her art was raising astrology from the status of fortunetelling, illegal in New York State.
  • In a metropolis of psychics, the question is, How can fortunetelling be illegal?.
  • It announced that it would hereafter reject "all advertising pertaining to luck, mysticism, fortunetelling, get rich-quick schemes," and the like.
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  • Clayton Greene, Jr. in Washington Post
    ...decision is not so important for what it says about the craft of fortunetelling -- indeed, Judge Clayton Greene Jr. noted in the majority opinion that "Fortunetelling may be pure entertainment, it may give individuals some insight into the...

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