Word – Necromancy
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Necromancy – Word of the Day
The practice of communicating with the spirits of dead people, especially to predict the future, or for nefarious purposes.
The word necromancy originates from the Late Latin word necromantia, which in turn comes from the post-classical greek word nekromanteía, which is a compound of two words nekros(“dead body”) and manteía(“divination by means of”).
- When Daniella’s husband died, a psychic she ran into, told her that she can use necromancy to communicate with him.
- Through the art of necromancy, I could communicate with my deceased grandfather.
- Tales abound about the Shadow Lands of Asshai, but what we know for sure, is that a great number of people living there are well-versed in the art of necromancy.
- One must be careful while performing necromancy. If not properly done, the spirits of the dead can wreak havoc in your life.
- Communing with the spirits, especially by necromancy, is a very important aspect of tribal life in the forest.
- To become a maester of the citadel, one must not only master history, science, healing, and philosophy. One also needs to become proficient in black magic and necromancy.
- Ever since I mentioned in class that I practice necromancy, I’ve been getting weird looks, and nobody wants to sit next to me.