soothsayer


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a person who foretells future events by or as if by supernatural means

Synonyms for soothsayer

someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)

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For a band that takes South African township jazz as its main inspiration, Soothsayers are off to an impressive start.
I'm not a soothsayer, so I never will say what will happen, but obviously she's one of the all-time greats,'' Navratilova said.
But one can't help wondering why a highly-enlightened and Oxford-educated cricket hero Imran Khan, who has great achievements like winning the World Cup and building a state-of-the-art cancer hospital by collecting billions of rupees, needs a soothsayer as his wife.
Imagine the persistent long queues of fuel, imagine the hard state of living, imagine the killings, imagine the slow pace of the economy, he doesn't need a soothsayer to tell him to resign.
The bar offers 'Beer Flight,' a sample of any four of its five creations-Fish Ride Pale Ale, Sierra Madre Wheat Ale, Soothsayer Pale Ale, 34th Pursuit IPA, Sun Sweeper Double IPA-for P300.
I'd have looked like some kind of soothsayer instead of stating the bleedin' obvious.
Told from the perspective of nine-year-old Benjamin, the youngest of four brothers, as a recollection of past events, The Fishermen recounts what happens when the truant boys start fishing at a forbidden river and meet a soothsayer madman, who prophecies that the eldest will die by the hands of one of his own brothers.
And the ten books that I read are brilliant; Asterix goes to Britain, Asterix and the Romans, Asterix and the Soothsayer, Asterix and the Goths, Asterix has a bath, Asterix smells a smell, Asterix follows a dog, Asterix reads an Asterix book, and A Contemporary Re-evaluation of Descartes' Discourse on the method of rightly conducting the reason and seeking the truth in the sciences by Asterix.
This Town Moor soothsayer, above left, can tell your future - but she may not have come to the Hoppings had she known the weather was going to |be so bad.
I would advise the sick to see their GP, not a soothsayer.
The baby pandas were supposed to be China's answer to the deceased football soothsayer Paul the Octopus, who won worldwide fame by correctly predicting the results during the 2010 World Cup.
During this speech at their conference he wanted to be seen first as Jeremiah then as Karl Marx, by the evening he had become a Walter Mitty, not as a Spitfire pilot but as their court jester, soothsayer and Baldrick.
Covering a broad swath of liberal economic theory in brisk, simply stated fashion, "Inequality for All" alms to do for income disparity what "An Inconvenient Truth" did for climate change, with fellow Clinton administration veteran Robert Reich taking on Al Gore's role of genial lecturer and soothsayer.
Being advised by a soothsayer that the next accident would be his last, he sets out on the quest to find all the seven girls that he had in his life and to get the new lease of life by one of them who holds the key to his life.
The April issue of Geographical seems to have a touch of the soothsayer about it.