An example of a divination is what a psychic does.
to use divination: he made his arrows bright."
Physiognomy was regarded by those who cultivated it as a twofold science: (r) a mode of discriminating character by the outward appearance, and (2) a method of divination from form and feature.
That they were employed in divination is consonant with the facts already noted.
As man approached the gods in sacrifice and prayers, so too the gods declared themselves to men by divers signs and tokens, which it was possible to read by the art of Divination (q.v.).
We are justified in concluding, therefore, that among the Greeks and Romans likewise the examination of the liver was the basis of divination in the case of the sacrificial animal.