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  • n. The ability to set objects or people on fire or to supernaturally project fire from one's own being through the concentration of psychic power.


From pyro- + -kinesis. (Wiktionary)



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  • Not to be confused with Pyrrhokinesis, the phenomenon of peripatetic skeptic philosophers so common in the time of the ancient Greeks.

    July 6, 2008

  • Pyrokinesis is the ability to control, generate, or absorb fire. The first popular pyrokinetic in comic books was the Golden Age Human Torch.

    July 6, 2008