telepath

noun
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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At this point, the story of the already formidable telepath and telekinetic mutant Jean Grey obtaining uncontrollable and immense power from a cosmic force is not going to take any X-Men fan by surprise. Alex Abad-santos, Vox, "Dark Phoenix is a joyless retelling of the X-Men’s most famous story," 5 June 2019 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 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, cleveland.com, "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 At this point, the story of the already formidable telepath and telekinetic mutant Jean Grey obtaining uncontrollable and immense power from a cosmic force is not going to take any X-Men fan by surprise. Alex Abad-santos, Vox, "Dark Phoenix is a joyless retelling of the X-Men’s most famous story," 5 June 2019 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

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1885, in the meaning defined above

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