Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: prophetic
IPA transcription: [pɹəf'ɛtɪk]
Pronunciations of prophetic
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: prophetic, prophetical
    Meaning: foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention; "prophetic writings"; "prophetic powers"; "words that proved prophetic"
Usage examples
  • "Oh, my prophetic soul, mine uncle."
  • I know I shall fail." Their prophetic souls are sure to be right.
  • She stifled a laugh of prophetic triumph and sauntered over to Beppo.
  • It has the flowing, vivid, picturesque, literary style and the point of view of the prophetic teacher.
  • But what need is there that I should sin yet again declaring everything to the end by my prophetic art?
  • To all alike, however poor he was that came, the aged man gave his oracles with good will, and freed many from their woes by his prophetic art; wherefore they visited and tended him.
  • All Butler's prophetic burden is bound up in these three great words--acts, habits, character. Remember and ponder these three words, and you will in due time become a moral philosopher.
  • It is possible that this conception was popularized by the Semites. Inspiration was perhaps derived from these deities by burning incense, which, if we follow evidence obtained elsewhere, induced a prophetic trance.
  • Is it possible that the prophetic and priestly historians found these stories on the lips of the people and sought in this heroic way to divest them of their polytheistic form and, in certain respects, immoral implications?
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