second sight

NOUN
  1. apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses
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How To Use second sight In A Sentence

  • There is a melancholy in the modern world which looks with nostalgia to the days when magic ruled the world, and sunrise was a time of aubade, dusk a time for the canticles of evensong, when the elfin ships can be glimpsed by those with second sight against the fiery clouds, setting sail away from the mortal shores for worlds beyond the sunset, beyond the seas we know. MIND MELD: Gods by the Bushel
  • Even Homer felt this need, and did not scruple to introduce not only second sight, but gods and goddesses, and to bring their supernatural agency to bear directly on the personages of his chant, and that far more freely than any Norse sagaman. Eric Brighteyes
  • Still, it was whispered that she had the gift of second sight.
  • Further plot devices confirmed that this tactile man did indeed have second sight or, as we doctors say, temporal lobe problems. Times, Sunday Times
  • In pagan times poets were thought to be gifted with second sight, able in a trance or frenzy to foretell future events.
  • Now, of course, that whole notion does indeed seem pretty daffy, at first and at second sight.
  • How did Vera discover she had this gift of second sight?
  • Other terms for clairvoyance include second sight, shadow sight, prophecy, and spiritual communication.
  • Further plot devices confirmed that this tactile man did indeed have second sight or, as we doctors say, temporal lobe problems. Times, Sunday Times
  • Even with the appraisal system, there is still a second sight of it, and we would want that.
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