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People with magical or supernatural powers

clairvoyant

adjective

used for describing someone who says that they know what will happen in the future, or that they can communicate with the spirits of dead people

clairvoyant

noun

someone who is clairvoyant

coven

noun

a group or meeting of witches

enchanter

noun

someone who uses magic on people or things

enchantress

noun

a woman who uses magic on people or things

exorcist

noun

someone who gets rid of evil spirits for other people

faith healer

noun

someone who uses prayer to make ill people well

fortune-teller

noun

someone who looks at your hand, a special set of cards etc in order to tell you what is going to happen to you in the future. This activity is called fortune-telling.

healer

noun

someone who is believed to be able to cure people who are ill, using special powers

illusionist

noun

a performer who does magic tricks that make people or things appear and then disappear

magician

noun

someone who is believed to use magic to make impossible things happen

medicine man

noun

a Native American who is believed to be able to control the powers of the spiritual world and cure and prevent illness

mind reader

noun

someone who knows what someone else is thinking

palmist

noun

someone who claims to be able to tell you about your future by examining the lines on your hand. This activity is called palmistry.

psychic

noun

someone who has a mysterious power that lets them know what other people are thinking and what is going to happen to them

rainmaker

noun

someone who uses magic powers to make rain fall

seer

noun

someone who knows what will happen in the future

snake charmer

noun

someone who can control a snake’s behaviour by playing a musical instrument

soothsayer

noun

in the past, someone who people thought was able to say what would happen in the future

sorcerer

noun

a man who uses evil spirits to do magic in stories

sorceress

noun

a woman who uses evil spirits to do magic in stories

warlock

noun

a man who has magic powers, especially a man who uses these powers to do evil things. A woman who has magic powers is called a witch.

witch

noun

a woman in stories who has magic powers. A man with magic powers is usually called a wizard.

witch

noun

a real woman who claims that she has magic powers

witch-doctor

noun

a man who uses magic powers to try to cure people who are ill

wizard

noun

a man in stories who has magic powers

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