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 for necromancer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Necromancer \Nec"ro*man`cer\, n.
     One who practices necromancy; a sorcerer; a wizard.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  necromancer
      n 1: one who practices magic or sorcery [syn: sorcerer,
           magician, wizard, necromancer, thaumaturge,
           thaumaturgist]
      2: one who practices divination by conjuring up the dead

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  27 Moby Thesaurus words for "necromancer":
     Comus, Faust, automatist, charmer, conjurer, diabolist, diviner,
     dowser, ecstatic, enchanter, mage, magus, medium, miracle-worker,
     psychic, psychographist, sorcerer, spirit rapper, spiritist,
     spiritualist, thaumaturge, thaumaturgist, theurgist, voodooist,
     warlock, water witch, wizard
  
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Necromancer
     (Deut. 15:11), i.e., "one who interrogates the dead," as the
     word literally means, with the view of discovering the secrets
     of futurity (comp. 1 Sam. 28:7). (See DIVINATION.)
     

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