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Noun: necromancy  'ne-kru,man(t)-see
  1. The belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world
    - sorcery, black magic, black art
  2. Conjuring up the dead, especially for prophesying

Derived forms: necromancies

Type of: divination, foretelling, fortune telling, magic, soothsaying, thaumaturgy

Encyclopedia: Necromancy