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From this food, one divines the transverse currents of slavery, servitude, and exploitation.

From Eater

Any help you encounter is dumb luck or divine intervention, and you shouldn’t bet the farm on receiving either of those.

It has served as a kind of mandala — a configuration of symbols intended to direct the viewer’s focus toward something divine or transcendent.

From Vox

Mendel’s genius lay in divining the simple foundational rules that enable us to begin thinking intelligently about heredity.

Izanagi and Izanami went on to create more landmasses and give birth to other divine entities, thereby giving form to the principal eight islands of Japan and over 800 kami.

After the screening, Jolie, who says she renewed her faith in “the divine” during filming, met briefly with the pope.

Beyoncé has, for close to a decade now, been a deity in entertainment: untouchable, successful, divine.

When a popular Sunni televangelist does it, to forgive is divine.

In the 1980s, your community allowed hundreds of thousands of us to die because you believed AIDS was divine punishment.

Allah seems unlikely to enter into a “personal” relationship with Muslims, who readily submit to the divine will.

The proceedings of the day commenced with divine service, performed by Unitarian and Baptist ministers.

How little did he divine that the letter of the doctor was called forth by a communication from the countess-dowager.

By a voice he saith: Hear me, ye divine offspring, and bud forth as the rose planted by the brooks of waters.

Divine Providence is about to place independence within our reach, in a manner most acceptable to a free and independent people.

The vision itself is an outcome of that divine discontent which raises man above his environment.


On this page you'll find 218 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to divine, such as: angelic, celestial, eternal, heavenly, holy, and mystical.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.