Genethliacs
Genethliacs Ge*neth"li*acs, n. The science of calculating nativities, or predicting the future events of life from the stars which preside at birth. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • genethliacs — /dʒənəθˈliæks/ (say juhnuhth leeaks) noun (in astrology) the process for arriving at a prediction of a person s future, based on the stars which preside at their birth. {Late Latin genethliacus, from Greek genethlē, race, stock, family}… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Genethliac — Ge*neth li*ac, n. 1. A birthday poem. [1913 Webster] 2. One skilled in genethliacs. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astrology — • The supposed science which determines the influence of the stars, especially of the five older planets, on the fate of man Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Astrology     Astrology …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • aspect — Synonyms and related words: adjunct, air, angle, appurtenance, article, astrodiagnosis, astrology, astromancy, attitude, attribute, azimuth, bearing, bearings, case, celestial navigation, characteristic, circumstance, complexion, component,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • astrology — Synonyms and related words: Friday, Friday the thirteenth, appointed lot, aspect, astral influences, astrodiagnosis, astromancy, augury, book of fate, clairvoyance, constellation, crystal ball, crystal gazing, cup, destination, destiny, dies… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • divination — Synonyms and related words: alchemy, astrodiagnosis, astrology, astromancy, augury, bewitchery, charm, clairvoyance, crystal ball, crystal gazing, divining, enchantment, fetishism, fortunetelling, genethliacs, genethlialogy, glamour, gramarye,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • horoscope — Synonyms and related words: aspect, astrodiagnosis, astrology, astromancy, genethliac astrology, genethliacism, genethliacs, genethlialogy, horoscopy, house, mansion, mundane astrology, mundane house, nativity, natural astrology, planetary house …   Moby Thesaurus

  • house — Synonyms and related words: Aktiengesellschaft, Dymaxion house, Elizabethan theater, Globe Theatre, Greek theater, White House, abbey, abode, accommodate, adobe house, affiliation, agency, aktiebolag, amphitheater, ancestry, animal kingdom,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mansion — Synonyms and related words: aspect, astrodiagnosis, astrology, astromancy, castle, chateau, court, estate, genethliac astrology, genethliacism, genethliacs, genethlialogy, hall, horoscope, horoscopy, house, manor, mundane astrology, mundane house …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nativity — Synonyms and related words: aboriginality, accouchement, aspect, astrodiagnosis, astrology, astromancy, autochthonousness, babyhood, beginnings, birth, birth throes, birthing, blessed event, childbearing, childbed, childbirth, childhood,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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