Hariolation
Hariolation Har`i*o*la"tion (h[a^]r`[i^]*[-o]*l[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. [See {Ariolation}.] Prognostication; soothsaying. [Obs.] --Cockeram. [1913 Webster]

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  • hariolation — ˌharēəˈlāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin hariolation , hariolatio action of prophesying, from hariolatus (past participle of hariolari to prophesy, divine) + ion , io ion; probably akin to Latin haruspex soothsayer, diviner more at yarn : the act …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hariolation — Ha|ri|o|la|ti|on die; , en <aus gleichbed. lat. hariolatio zu hariolari »weissagen, vermuten«> (veraltet) Weissagung, unbegründete Vermutung …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • hariolation — har·i·o·la·tion …   English syllables

  • Prediction — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Prediction >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 prediction prediction announcement Sgm: N 1 program program programme &c.(plan) 626 Sgm: N 1 premonition premonition &c.(warning) 668 Sgm: N 1 prognosis prognosis …   English dictionary for students

  • divination — n 1. augury, prophecy, soothsaying, Obs. hariolation, forecasting, foretelling, prediction, prognostication, oracle, vaticination, Obs. Rare. fatid icency, Obs. Rare. mantology. 2. sortilege, astrology, horoscope, haruspicy, harus pication,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fortunetelling — n augury, prognostication, prophecy, prediction, prefigurement, vaticination, soothsaying, foretelling, forecasting, Obs. hariolation, Obs., Rare. fatidency, Obs., Rare. mantology; chiromancy, palmistry, palm reading; divination, geomancy,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • hariolate —   v.i. prophesy; tell fortunes.    ♦ hariolation, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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