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necromancy
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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conjuring up the dead, especially for prophesying
  • Your poor cousin Clifford is another dead and long-buried person, on whom the governor and council have wrought a necromantic miracle.
    Chapter 14 — Phoebe's Good-Bye (47% in)

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  • Modern psychology, it may be, will endeavor to reduce these alleged necromancies within a system, instead of rejecting them as altogether fabulous.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (88% in)

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