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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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In a lighter vein, he said all palmists had the unanimous view that Imran Khan's palm had lines of marriages but not prime ministership.
For example, a large number of ads are printed in many regional papers by fake holy men, palmists, sorcerers, experts on sexual diseases, etc.
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.
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.
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