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noun as in clairvoyant

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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.

Bob Dylan makes the theory of relativity worth caring about at all: he is a seer.

I especially love the relationship between the girl narrator, Abilene Tucker, and Miss Sadie, the wise older seer of Manifest.

The Amazing Kreskin, venerable showbiz seer, says he can discern who is telling the truth: Cain or his accusers.

Gilliatt, who was a kind of seer amid the secrets of nature, stood there musing, and sensible of confused emotions.

Without exaggeration, he manages to suggest the intervening aerial medium between the seer and the thing seen.

The Kaiser has those terrible haunted eyes that have marked the seer's presentment of him from quite an early stage of the war.

A seer is one who has seeing eyes which clearly note and comprehend what most people pass a hundred times nor care to see.

A mysterious lucidity of mind results, which converts the student into the seer, and the poet into a prophet.


On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to seer, such as: forecaster, prophet, soothsayer, augur, diviner, and medium.

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