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A person who can supposedly discern what someone else is thinking.
- ‘My own superhero is a thought-reader with a giant head, but she doesn't want the responsibility of her visions and she lives in denial of her power.’
- ‘A piece of paper, containing the representation of an arrow, was held before a carefully blind-folded thought-reader and its position constantly changed, the thought-reader being requested to mentally see the arrow at each turn.’
- ‘That is what I do for a living, I am a thought-reader.’
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