noun (-es)
Etymology: Late Greek psychagōgia evocation of souls from the lower world, from Greek, persuasion, winning of souls, from psychagōgos leading the soul + -ia -y
1. : guidance of the soul especially of a departed one
2. [Greek psychagōgia persuasion, winning of souls] : a method of influencing behavior by suggesting desirable life goals

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