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synonyms for prophesy

  • foretell
  • portend
  • presage
  • adumbrate
  • augur
  • call
  • divine
  • forecast
  • foresee
  • forewarn
  • predict
  • prognosticate
  • vaticinate
  • call the turn
  • crystal-ball
  • have a hunch
  • make book
  • psych it out
  • see coming
  • soothsay
See also synonyms for: prophesied / prophesier
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How to use prophesy in a sentence

Son of man, set thy face against the children of Ammon, and thou shalt prophesy of them.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
I always prophesy it just six months off; but do I believe it?
A CONFEDERATE GIRL'S DIARYSARAH MARGAN DAWSON
When all men speak well of a wedding, and all the prophets prophesy smooth things—my fear is great.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
Then he showed them the difference between the meaning of the Greek word, and that of the modern English word prophesy.
SALTED WITH FIREGEORGE MACDONALD
This animal is also a favourite mythic form of expression in Merlin's famous prophesy.
TRADITIONS, SUPERSTITIONS AND FOLK-LORECHARLES HARDWICK
And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy.
A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
The peasant made the raven prophesy still more, and said: 'Thirdly, he says that there is some salad on the bed.'
GRIMMS' FAIRY TALESTHE BROTHERS GRIMM
All experience teaches that pessimism is generally lying prophesy.
HAPPINESS AS FOUND IN FORETHOUGHT MINUS FEARTHOUGHTHORACE FLETCHER
Day by day the guides prophesy fine weather—the blackest cloud is all for hate.
HOURS OF EXERCISE IN THE ALPSJOHN TYNDALL
Scripture parallel "Your sons and daughters shall prophesy, and your old men shall dream dreams."
THE WORLD'S SIXTEEN CRUCIFIED SAVIORSKERSEY GRAVES
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