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fortune-teller

a person who makes predictions about the future as by looking into a crystal ball, reading palms, etc.
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Rihanna has been to see a psychic and a fortune-teller and asked for a look into her future.
Although there are some male fortune-tellers, most are women, and many say they were first exposed to it by other women in their families.
But the Russian fortune-teller is forgetting that the killer in both roles is Bashar al-Assad, who is a killer in the Authority and a killer in the "opposition.
Clairvoyants, soothsayers, fortune-tellers and astrologers with special powers have turned into a social phenomenon in Bulgaria over the last few years.
It is not only the courts that can frown upon fortune-tellers, but also religious scholars who see the practice as going against Sharia (Islamic) law - which warns against using black magic.
Some analysts believe that unprecedented numbers of Iranians are turning to fortune-tellers for signs of security and hope, during a time of isolation internationally and mounting economic and social pressures domestically.
Now fortune-tellers, sooth-sayers, wise women, clairvoyants, and so on, have been with us throughout recorded history - and before.
Who or what did fortune-tellers consider a force that would destroy Asia?
This difference did not just reflect the number of services offered, but also their bases: charmers and fortune-tellers, who did just one thing, needed to utilize only an innate gift or the power of a simple object or technique, while cunning-folk, who did many things, needed to supplement their natural talents with acquired skills and imposing props.
I don't believe at all in fortune-tellers and I never go to fortune-tellers.
The terrible retreat of the faith throughout the whole of Catholic Europe makes people throw themselves into the arms of sorcerers and fortune-tellers, and so Satanism prospers.
The park will be transformed into a love hotspot with romantic music, mischievous match-making Cupids, fortune-tellers, cocktails and candlelit suppers.