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synonyms for seer

  • forecaster
  • prophet
  • soothsayer
  • augur
  • diviner
  • medium
  • oracle
  • psychic
  • channeller
  • crystal ball gazer
  • fortune-teller
  • palm reader
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How to use seer in a sentence

To romanticize them as seers — as when, for instance, we praise Picasso's portrait of Gertrude Stein for supposedly anticipating how Stein would age — is to misunderstand their role.
NAM JUNE PAIK PREDICTED THE INTERNET, YOUTUBE AND INSTAGRAM. BUT HE WAS MORE INTERESTING AS AN ARTIST THAN AS A PROPHET.SEBASTIAN SMEEJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Gilliatt, who was a kind of seer amid the secrets of nature, stood there musing, and sensible of confused emotions.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
Without exaggeration, he manages to suggest the intervening aerial medium between the seer and the thing seen.
HISTORIC FREDERICKSBURGJOHN T. GOOLRICK
The Kaiser has those terrible haunted eyes that have marked the seer's presentment of him from quite an early stage of the war.
RAEMAEKERS' CARTOONSLOUIS RAEMAEKERS
A seer is one who has seeing eyes which clearly note and comprehend what most people pass a hundred times nor care to see.
HEROES OF TO-DAYMARY R. PARKMAN
A mysterious lucidity of mind results, which converts the student into the seer, and the poet into a prophet.
ISLAM HER MORAL AND SPIRITUAL VALUEARTHUR GLYN LEONARD
It was the message of a seer—the prophecy of a sage who sees with the clairvoyance of knowledge and human understanding.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
My foolish dream has changed me like a vision which changes a mere man into a prophet or a seer.
THE DIARY OF A SAINTARLO BATES
On this eventful night, therefore, the young Seer heard with mingled feelings the terrified mother's significant words.
BARON BRUNOLOUISA MORGAN
As a war prophet, he claimed to be able to get into communication with the spirit world, and thus to be made a seer.
MARY AND ISTEPHEN RETURN RIGGS
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WORDS RELATED TO SEER

  • diviner
  • forecaster
  • harbinger
  • herald
  • oracle
  • prognosticator
  • prophet
  • seer
  • soothsayer
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