Divining the best time for certain events

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Chronomancy — is divination of the best time to do something, the determination of lucky and unlucky days, especially popular in ancient China.[citation needed] The term chronomancy , stemming from the Greek word chronos (meaning time), and the word manteia… …   Wikipedia

  • chronomancy — divination by means of time Divination and Fortune Telling …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • chronomancy — chron·o·man·cy …   English syllables

  • chronomancy — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at chrono +ˌman(t)sē noun ( es) Etymology: chron + mancy : divination to determine the favorable time for action formerly practiced especially in China …   Useful english dictionary

  • chronomantic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+|mantik adjective Etymology: from chronomancy, after such pairs as English necromancy: necromantic : of or relating to chronomancy …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Numerology — is any study of the purported mystical relationship between a count or measurement and life. It has many systems and traditions and beliefs. Numerology and numerological divination by systems such as isopsephy were popular among early… …   Wikipedia

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