Synonyms for prophecy
- second sight
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROPHECY
A bee entered one of the chambers with a prophecy of flowers.
Now I should like to know a more sure word of prophecy than that!
They have the gift of prophecy, and their predictions are always realised.
The sentence has been reversed; the prophecy of Skirving has become history.
They even believe them endowed with something celestial and the spirit of prophecy.
I am not going to say that the prophecy you made just to encourage me a little is going to be fulfilled.
He comes as a convert with a message, and laden with books of prophecy.
His wish—his dear wish—was fulfilled; his prophecy was realized.
And I thought that the word of Phoebus, being divine and full of prophecy, would not fail.
It is only in the visions of prophecy that we see the Lion with wings.
c.1200, prophecie, prophesie, "function of a prophet," from Old French profecie (12c. Modern French prophétie) and directly from Late Latin prophetia (source also of Spanish profecia, Italian profezia), from Greek propheteia "gift of interpreting the will of the gods," from prophetes (see prophet). Meaning "thing spoken or written by a prophet" is from c.1300.
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