Definition of Pyromancy

1. Noun. Divination by fire or flames.

Generic synonyms: Divination, Foretelling, Fortune Telling, Soothsaying
Derivative terms: Pyromancer



Definition of Pyromancy

1. n. Divination by means of fire.

Definition of Pyromancy

1. Noun. Divination by fire; the use of fire to supernaturally gain information. ¹

2. Noun. The magical power of conjuring or controlling fire. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pyromancy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyromancy

pyrolyzates
pyrolyze
pyrolyzed
pyrolyzer
pyrolyzers
pyrolyzes
pyrolyzing
pyromagnetic
pyromalate
pyromalates
pyromalic
pyromalic acid
pyromancer
pyromancers
pyromancies
pyromancy (current term)
pyromania
pyromaniac
pyromaniacal
pyromaniacs
pyromanias
pyromantic
pyromantics
pyromellitic
pyromellitic acid
pyrometallurgical
pyrometallurgies
pyrometallurgy
pyrometer
pyrometers

Literary usage of Pyromancy

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1. The Five Great Skeptical Dramas of History by John Owen (1896)
"This art of pyromancy is one of those branches of human science which the Prometheus of Aeschylus claims to have taught mankind :— . . . the fiery signs ..."

2. Three Books of Occult Philosophy Or Magic by Willis F. Whitehead (1898)
"MOREOVER, the Elements themselves teach us fatal events; whence those four famous kinds of divinations, Geomancy, Hydromancy, Aeromancy, and pyromancy, ..."

3. The Hermetic and Alchemical Writings of Aureolus Philippus Theophrastus by Paracelsus (1894)
"The spirit has its pyromancy. Accordingly, if a nativity be constituted out of the ... We now see for what reason astronomy is called pyromancy when the ..."

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