diviner

Definitions of diviner
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n someone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers

Examples:
Cassandra
(Greek mythology) a prophetess in Troy during the Trojan War whose predictions were true but were never believed
Types:
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geomancer
one who practices geomancy
hydromancer
one who practices hydromancy
lithomancer
one who practices lithomancy
necromancer
one who practices divination by conjuring up the dead
oneiromancer
someone who divines through the interpretation of dreams
onomancer
one who practices onomancy
oracle, prophesier, prophet, seer, vaticinator
an authoritative person who divines the future
pyromancer
one who practices pyromancy
dowser, rhabdomancer, water witch
someone who uses a divining rod to find underground water
augur, auspex
(ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy
prophetess
a woman prophet
sibyl
(ancient Rome) a woman who was regarded as an oracle or prophet
Type of:
illusionist, seer, visionary
a person with unusual powers of foresight

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