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The succeeding 17 years have certainly proven that prophetic.

From Ozy

In a prophetic assignment of acronyms, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework, which proposes over $579 billion in new spending on hard projects like roads and bridges, has the unfortunate shorthand of BIF—pronounced biff, which rhymes with whiff.

From Time

Eight years later, he sounds prophetic — USC is its own kind of Dunk City.

Shortly after Lubomir Kavalek was named an international grandmaster of chess in 1965, he was aboard a train en route to Prague when a countryman, the celebrated Czech player Karel Opocensky, made an observation that proved prophetic.

Around 400 BCE, Democritus declared that the cosmos is “in reality only atoms and the void,” a prophetic statement if ever there was one.

The main article called Reflections on the Final Crusade outlines in prophetic terms just how ISIS will crush Christianity.

But there really seems to be something to this idea that King was a bit prophetic when it came to the show.

Doug [Ellin] is a genius at capturing the zeitgeist, and I think Entourage was very prophetic.

Unfortunately, due to lack of effort, he is missing more than hitting in Black Prophetic Fire.

Throughout the entirety of Black Prophetic Fire, he seems to use his celebrity to make the amateur error of arguing by authority.

There was not one of us who did not consider this meteoric display prophetic.

My prophetic soul reveals to me that a year makes a difference sometimes.

Could all the wise men of Rome have explained to Julius Caesar the following dispatch, if given in prophetic vision?

No less a genius, surely, the prophetic pines whisper to the listening mother!

It lasted very long, and the sailor began to fear that his words had been prophetic.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prophetic, such as: apocalyptic, prescient, prophetical, augural, delphian, and divinatory.

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