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  • n. Plural form of necromancy.

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Examples

  • Tens upon tens of thousands will perish fighting the spread of Baalsham's evil, and every day hundreds more will walk willingly to their deaths for his necromancies.

    Conan The Unconquered

  • With his necromancies he had learned every dark and shameful corner of her life.

    Conan The Unconquered

  • His heart pumped; his life blood poured from his ruined throat, the rubiate liquor flowing over ebon marble, channeled to the golden vessel at the foot of the altar for later necromancies.

    Conan The Invincible

  • Page 58 who spoke -- "those futile troubling necromancies that are wrought by portraits and unfamiliar rooms and mirrors and all time-worn glittering objects -- by running waters and the wind's persistency, and by lonely summer noons in forests -- how inconsequently they fret upon men's heartstrings!"

    The Cream of the Jest: A Comedy of Evasions

  • But since humanity cannot repose in such a stage of anarchy, we may well believe that there is coming, or has already begun, yet another stage, in which the lack of corporate support for the soul will breed attempted strange religions: witchcrafts and necromancies.

    Europe and the Faith "Sine auctoritate nulla vita"

  • One by one he passed the homely roadside landmarks, exempt from the necromancies of the moon -- the pile of old cedar posts, split heaven knows when, by heaven knows whom, and thriftlessly abandoned; the water trough, with the brook singing by; the

    The Rules of the Game

  • In a hundred yards we had gained the open country, leaving behind us the mighty but unreal necromancies of the moon.

    The Mountains

  • Or the moon worked her necromancies, hemming him in by mountains ten thousand feet high through which there was no pass.

    Arizona Nights

  • The low frost haze, -- invisible until now, to he invisible all the rest of the day, -- for these few moments of the level beams worked strange necromancies.

    The Silent Places

  • Modern psychology, it may be, will endeavor to reduce these alleged necromancies within a system, instead of rejecting them as altogether fabulous.

    The House of the Seven Gables

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