HyperDic: necromancy

English > 2 senses of the word necromancy:
NOUNcognitionnecromancy, sorcery, black magic, black artthe belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world
cognitionnecromancyconjuring up the dead, especially for prophesying
necromancy > pronunciation
Soundsneh'krahmae.nsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > necromancy: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world.
Synonymssorcery, black magic, black art
Narrowerdiabolism, demonism, SatanismA belief in and reverence for devils (especially Satan)
enchantment, bewitchmentA magical spell
obiismbelief in a kind of sorcery that originated in Africa and is practiced in the West Indies
witchcraft, witcheryThe art of sorcery
Broadermagic, thaumaturgyAny art that invokes supernatural powers
Spanishbrujería, hechicería, jorguinería, magia negra, mágica negra, nigromancia
Catalanbruixeria, fetilleria, màgia negra, nigromància
Adjectivesnecromantic, necromanticalrelating to or associated with necromancy / necromancy
Nounsnecromancerone who practices magic or sorcery
English > necromancy: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningConjuring up the dead, especially for prophesying.
Broaderdivination, foretelling, soothsaying, fortune tellingThe art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means
Spanishnecromancia, nigromancia
Catalannigromància
Adjectivesnecromantic, necromanticalrelating to or associated with necromancy / necromancy
necromanticgiven to or produced by or used in the art of conjuring up the dead
Nounsnecromancerone who practices divination by conjuring up the dead

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