crystal-gazing

crystal gazing

noun
1.
the practice of staring into a crystal ball, as by a fortuneteller, to see distant happenings, future events, etc.
2.
speculation about the future.

Origin:
1885–90

crystal gazer, noun
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crystal gazing
 
n
1.  the act of staring into a crystal globe (crystal ball) supposedly in order to arouse visual perceptions of the future, etc
2.  the act of trying to predict something
 
crystal gazer
 
n

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