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Cartomancy

[KAR-də-man-see]

Part of speech: noun

Origin: French, late 19th century

1.

Fortune telling by interpreting a random selection of playing cards.

Examples of Cartomancy in a sentence

"I was skeptical of any predictions produced by cartomancy."

"She ran a shop that sold herbs and candles, but her specialty was cartomancy."

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About Cartomancy

A fortune teller practices cartomancy when they promise to tell your fortune with a deck of cards. It might be a tarot deck, or a deck of playing cards, but it's up to you whether you believe it or not.

Did you Know?

If you want to practice cartomancy, you need a deck of cards. A standard deck of playing cards includes the suits of clubs, diamonds, spades, and hearts. If you're holding a tarot deck, there will be wands, cups, swords, and coins. Choose your cards wisely.

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