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diviner

Definitions of diviner
  1. noun
    someone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers
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    Cassandra
    (Greek mythology) a prophetess in Troy during the Trojan War whose predictions were true but were never believed
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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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