sortilege - definition and synonyms

noun very formal
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    1
    the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards

    Some descriptions made technology assessment sound like blustery sortilege; others made it out to be a highly systematic and methodical process, with strict rules and procedures, tools and models.

    Submitted by Yasser Tariq from Pakistan on 03/02/2016
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    magic or sorcerySubmitted by Yasser Tariq from Pakistan on 03/02/2016