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clair·voy·ant  audio  (klâr-voint) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Of or relating to clairvoyance.
  2. Having the supposed power to see objects or events that cannot be perceived by the senses.
NOUN:
A person, such as a medium, possessing the supposed power of clairvoyance.

ETYMOLOGY:
French : clair, clear (from Latin clrus; see kel-2 in Indo-European roots) + voyant, present participle of voir, to see (from Latin vidre; see weid- in Indo-European roots)


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