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fortune

a power or force, often personalized, regarded as being responsible for human affairs; chance
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As Cynthia writes in Telling Fortunes, if she could have changed the course of history: "I'd nudge my dad towards a different path, take the habitual fag out of his mouth.
She can see the threads, and makes money telling fortunes at her high school.
Telling fortunes was one thing (and there were plenty of Gipsy Rose Leas around who could offer that service); but being able to affect the future was much more promising.
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After three years of telling fortunes, it became as clear as my crystal ball that through this fun character, I could inspire and help people create their own positive future.
If you're expecting brightly painted, horse-drawn caravans with people telling fortunes, forget it.
Om Saran, a 60-year-old who has been telling fortunes for 20 years, said few people during the festival are interested in consulting with fortunetellers.
BORN into a Romany family and having spent her infancy living in a horse-drawn wagon travelling between Liverpool and Manchester, Patrinella Cooper has all the right credentials to pen a book about healing herbs, telling fortunes and protection against ill luck.
Annie (Blanchett) is a widow bringing up three young sons and making ends meet by reading the cards and telling fortunes for her neighbours.