fortune-teller


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fortune-teller

a person who makes predictions about the future as by looking into a crystal ball, reading palms, etc.
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
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We be not fortune-tellers, or jugglers, or beggars.'
I remember a fortune-teller we went to who lived in the basement of a building, curtains separating the room where she told fortunes from her bedroom.
Fifty years have gone now, since the cub reporter visited the fortune-teller and the widow.
'Before I sought the advice of my fortune-teller I was clueless about making choices,' Cheng Wai-yin, a regular subscriber of fortune-telling on Temple Street, was quoted as saying.
Brazilmight have made a slow start to their World Cup campaign but things are looking up, with feline fortune-teller Achilles predicting a win against Costa Rica hours before kick off in St Petersburg on Friday.
Korean shamans, also called "mudang," communicate with the spirits to predict someone's future, while a fortune-teller uses physiognomy to tell the future, or prophecies based on the Book of Changes, four pillars or Eastern philosophy.
And a face that initially appears to be Freud's (surely a twentieth-century diviner) Is identified as art historian Bernard Berenson (another sort of fortune-teller).
Enders' ideas are changed, however, when he becomes acquainted with the tenants, who include Marge, a fortune-teller; Professor Duboise, a black segregationist; the Copee family; and an invalid couple who live in the basement.
With McGeady's withdrawal, does that mean @Paddymadden gets the call up- Conan Byrne, goalscorer and fortune-teller
Rihanna has been to see a psychic and a fortune-teller and asked for a look into her future."
The 25-year-old singer has even visited a Buddhist fortune-teller and a psychic for help fix her chaotic life, it has been revealed.