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Plenty of social media soothsayers are claiming that no one will want to go back to theaters now that they’re used to streaming big new releases at home.

From Time

There’s a moment in Act I of Macbeth when Banquo, upon meeting the soothsayer witches, speaks, of, gasp, the B-word.

From Fortune

No wonder they were often considered bad omens: no soothsayer could tell when one might appear.

It's at a time like this that Germans yearn most for Paul the Octopus, the great mollusk soothsayer for Germany.

A soothsayer warned Julius Caesar about the Ides of March—a catastrophe looming in the middle of the month.

But soothsayer Simon Cowell, who created and judges the show, saw the future.

The italicized phrase isn't exactly a hallmark of the sort of hubristic soothsayer Abrams seems to describe.

In the midst of the way there arose a woman of Ireland, that clept herself as a soothsayer.

Last night I dreamed a dream; and it needs no wise man, no cunning soothsayer, to read the interpretation thereof.

Charmian, addressing Alexas in a flattering manner, asked where was the soothsayer he praised so much.

Louis received a similar reply from a soothsayer, who had foretold the death of one of his favourites.

Greatly incensed, he arranged for the death of the soothsayer when he should leave the royal presence after an interview.


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On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to soothsayer, such as: augur, clairvoyant, diviner, forecaster, medium, and oracle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.