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  • n. Plural form of seance.

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Examples

  • I'm not going to mention the good work this organisation does denouncing real quacks who sell bogus pills or who make people pay to participate in seances or healings, because really whatever good they do in that field is greatly overshadowed by their stupidity in denying the fact that something they cannot measure scientifically could indeed exist.

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  • Hillary was quoted about having "seances" -- I think he didn't quite use that word -- with the ghost of Eleanor Roosevelt and all that.

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  • Have you ever thought you had met your dead relative's spirit at these "seances"?

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  • At the Cannes film festival, the screenings are officially known as "seances".

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  • Although I've never had the privilege of conversing with you in person, I think I've attended at least most of your "seances" and greedily grabbed your handouts for the folks at my paper.

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  • Newsweek magazine, which was promoting the book, characterized the visits as "seances," a term that White House officials quickly tried to squelch.

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  • It wasn't just the gaffe about the "seances" of former first lady Nancy Reagan, though, that was pretty bad.

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  • Obama talks about previous presidents, refers to 'seances' by Nancy Reagan

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  • Obama made an offhand comment during his news conference today about Nancy Reagan having held "seances" in the White House:

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  • And they would have these things called sound seances where you would come to the atelier of the instrument-maker and there would be a studio where they made them ...

    Sound artist Richard Chartier to perform at the Hirshhorn tonight

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