pyrokinesis


pyrokinesis
pyrokinetic /puy'roh ki net"ik, -kuy-/, adj.
/puy'roh ki nee"sis, -kuy-/, n. (in science fiction)
the ability to set objects or people on fire through the concentration of psychic power.
[PYRO- + (TELE)KINESIS]

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