tele·​path | \ ˈte-lə-ˌpath How to pronounce telepath (audio) \

Definition of telepath

: one who is able to communicate by telepathy

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But there is also a strange malevolent presence on board, sensed by the team's telepath. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Nightflyers has the bloody body count we expect from George R.R. Martin," 29 Nov. 2018 Alone, each one has the ability to enhance its wielder’s powers (for instance, the Mind stone will enhance the telepathic abilities of telepaths). Alex Abad-santos, Vox, "Thanos, the villain of Avengers: Infinity War, explained," 19 Apr. 2018 Season 1 followed David (Dan Stevens), a telepath of fearsome power, struggling to expel a parasitic entity that’d been driving him insane. Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic, "Does Legion Have a Soul?," 4 Apr. 2018 David Haller, son of X-Men founder and powerful mutant telepath Charles Xavier, began the series in a mental hospital. Patrick Cooley,, "Even with a different setting, 'Legion" season 2 is just as mind-bending as the first," 3 Apr. 2018 According to Deadline, the show is set 75 years in the future and focuses on a small team of eight scientists, along with a powerful telepath, embarking on a journey to the edge of the solar system. Tyler Mccarthy, Fox News, "George R.R. Martin's science fiction horror show 'Nightflyers' gets first teaser," 20 Mar. 2018 Nightflyers will follow a group of eight scientists and a telepath who embark on a journey to the edge of the solar system in The Nightflyer, a small ship with a close crew but antisocial captain, on a search for alien life. Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY, "George R.R. Martin novella ‘Nightflyers’ lands at Syfy," 4 Jan. 2018 Yes, there was a pint-size being with mysterious powers — the telepath Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown). James Poniewozik, New York Times, "Review: ‘Stranger Things’ Returns, More Familiar but Still Fun," 26 Oct. 2017 The curly-haired telepath is back on the scene, sneaking her way into Mike’s (Finn Wolfhard) house to help her old friend’s destroy whatever fresh hell is taking over Hawkins. Yohana Desta, HWD, "Stranger Things Couldn‘t Resist Dropping a Spooky Friday the 13th Trailer," 13 Oct. 2017

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1885, in the meaning defined above

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