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palm-reading Syllabification: palm-read·ing

Definition of palm-reading in English:


The art or practice of supposedly interpreting a person’s character or predicting their future by examining the palm of their hand.
Example sentences
  • Ancient Egyptians, Sumerians and Babylonians have also been hailed as the originators of palm-reading.
  • She claimed to able to diagnose medical conditions by palm-reading.
  • The temples are run like mini theme parks where faux monks are more interested in asking visitors to part with cash for trinkets and palm-reading.
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