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palmistry

the process or art of interpreting character, telling fortunes, etc., by the configuration of lines, marks, and bumps on a person's hand
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ISLAMABAD -- With long loose clothes with heavy bangles around their wrists and attractive rings on their figures, fake spiritual healers, fake palmists and astrologers are smartly making the people fool in different localities of Bahara Kahu, Islamabad.
Those who practice palmistry are generally called palmists, palm readers, hand readers, hand analysts, or chirologists.
I ruined the business of all the palmists and astrologers basically," he quipped.
Nevertheless, since my childhood I have seen not only members of our extended family but others also consulting astrologers, palmists and priests to know what the future holds for them.
Shealy also compared the diagnostic skills of astrologers and palmists, but they scored merely by chance.
As cub reporters in Newcastle, a friend and I frequented the darkened booths of Whitley Bay palmists.
Besides, he said, the RTMA has prepared a list of educational institutes, health clinics, palmists and hostels, which are committing the violation on permanent basis.
Throughout history, assorted shamans, haruspices, auspices, astrologers, sibyls, kaballahists, pyromancers, Hegelians, Marxists, palmists, tarot-card readers, stock chartists, and computer modelers have made good livings off of the apparently limitless market demand for more certainty and reduced risk.
LK Advani has to give way to someone younger and if palmists were to see his hand, all lines except the lifeline have vanished.
Maantraa Events and Promotions gives us an opportunity to come & meet Renowned Astrologers, Tarot Readers, Vastu, Palmists, Vastu, Numerologist, Past Life Regressions, Graphologist all under one Roof.
Songs and dances were composed as if the Cup had been won; the basics were forgotten and thrown out of the window; and the outcome of the matches were dependent on what the parrots, astrologists, astronomers, palmists, religious scholars and priests of all faiths and religions "predicted" but always with "caveats" attached lest they be held responsible for their utterances.
Just as palmists "read human destiny in nature's imprint on each individual human hand," chiropractors were spiritual visionaries who "read health or disease in the body structure of the spine.