Sunlight vs Onychomancy - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between sunlight and onychomancy

is that sunlight is all the electromagnetic radiation given off by the sun, especially that in the visible spectrum that bathes the earth while onychomancy is an ancient form of divination based on the reflections of sunlight on a boy's fingernails.

sunlight

Noun

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  • All the electromagnetic radiation given off by the Sun, especially that in the visible spectrum that bathes the Earth.
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  • (figuratively, figuratively) Brightness, hope; a positive outlook.
  • Synonyms

    * (light from the sun) sunshine

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    onychomancy

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia onychomancy)
  • An ancient form of divination based on the reflections of sunlight on a boy's fingernails.
  • (Webster 1913)