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Synonyms for prophesy

to tell about or make known (future events) by or as if by supernatural means

Synonyms for prophesy

predict or reveal through, or as if through, divine inspiration

deliver a sermon

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It tried its best, but the instrument was built so that it couldn't prophesy fine weather any harder than it did without breaking itself.
No one can prophesy what a lion will do in any given emergency.
About the future it is useless to prophesy, but the horrible war of 1914 is certain to exert for many years a controlling influence on the thought and literature of both England and the whole world, an influence which, it may be hoped, will ultimately prove stimulating and renovating.
Of this Partridge was no sooner acquainted, than he, with great earnestness, began to prophesy, and assured Jones that he would certainly have good success in the end: for, he said, "two such accidents could never have happened to direct him after his mistress, if Providence had not designed to bring them together at last.
It is altogether a place that you won't forget, a place to open a man's soul, and make him prophesy, as he looks down on that great Vale spread out as the garden of the Lord before him, and wave on wave of the mysterious downs behind, and to the right and left the chalk hills running away into the distance, along which he can trace for miles the old Roman road, "the Ridgeway" ("the Rudge," as the country folk call it), keeping straight along the highest back of the hills--such a place as Balak brought Balaam to, and told him to prophesy against the people in the valley beneath.
The evening with which we have to do, was neither a summer nor an autumn one, but the twilight of a day in March, when the wind howled dismally among the bare branches of the trees, and rumbling in the wide chimneys and driving the rain against the windows of the Maypole Inn, gave such of its frequenters as chanced to be there at the moment an undeniable reason for prolonging their stay, and caused the landlord to prophesy that the night would certainly clear at eleven o'clock precisely,--which by a remarkable coincidence was the hour at which he always closed his house.
Pickwick, 'I will venture to prophesy that he will find some other friend who will not be backward in helping him to start in the world.
From what you have seen of Tom, I think he is not a youth of whom you would prophesy failure in anything he had thoroughly wished; the wagers are likely to be on his side, notwithstanding his small success in the classics.
South Sudan vice president, James Wani Igga visited Lagos after the 15 December crisis carrying a letter of thanks to the Nigerian preacher for the prophesy and offered him the role of a religious advisor to president Salva Kiir.
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Agency : Gangnam Ulsan, Ulsan Metropolitan City Office of Education School District Middle School prophesy
Joseph and their Associates are invited to explore together the ways that the charism of active and inclusive love expresses the most intimate and liberating desires of the people of this time; how a deepening understanding and lived experience of a life of contemplative action is one of mysticism and prophesy and how these gifts are to be shared with our contemporary culture.
CHRISTIANS believe Isaiah 53 to be a prophesy of the coming of Jesus Christ.
Jeremiah says 'It was the Lord who sent me to prophesy against this House and this city' (26:12).
Well you can relive those glory days when nul points was just a distant prophesy at the Gladstone Theatre at Port Sunlight this weekend.