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 the uninitiated, the middle of March, marks the day when that famous warning 'Beware the Ides of March' was given to Julius Caesar, who chose to ignore the soothsayer. Despite a month of bad dreams stemming from that warning, and his wife Calpurnia's attempt to talk him into staying home, the mighty Caesar - who thought of himself to be as 'constant as the northern star', set off to the Senate and as a result of his hubris, 'a delicious cocktail was concocted in memoriam'.
By indulging in the tropes of the decorative, "Soothsayer" powerfully aligned the cycle of fashionable trends with the wheel of fortune.
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. Making some strenuous efforts at even-handedness and offeting amble visual respite, this is a lively docu that desperately wants to preach beyond the Occupy-sympathizing choir, and it'll be curious to see if the stark schisms over U.S.
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.
Summary: Shortly after the passing of the world's beloved soccer soothsayer, a Chinese film is challenging the truth behind the oracle octopus.
I don't see him as some economic soothsayer, frankly."
Immortal soothsayer Doctor Parnassus (Plummer) bargained with the Devil (Waits) many centuries ago, and now Old Nick has come to collect the soul of his teenage daughter Valentina (Cole), who works on a travelling circus fronted by Parnassus and his assistants Anton (Garfield) and Percy (Troyer).
"The Worm Compost": Tonight, in the black box of our storage closet/a lack box of plastic records our eating habits/ in a soggy thresh of newsprint, an exquisite text/ of worms and leaves and PH balance you upset/once every couple months to parse our future/through clues in the much: cairns of sheep shit/or entrails in a soothsayer's dish, you predict a parliament of annelids to get us back to nature.
This time the songs were inspired by the band's run-in with an haunted soothsayer board, a type of Ouija board that Bixler-Zavala found in an antiques shop in Jerusalem.
I can only assume McClaren is a Write Stuff fan or that you are a soothsayer. If it's the latter, can you tell me who will win the Rugby World Cup?
Browne's career spanned Shakespeare (his first acting role was as the Soothsayer in Julius Caesar at New York Shakespeare Festival in 1956), the works of August Wilson (he was nominated for a supporting-actor Tony in 1992 for Two Trains Running), film (such as Babe and its sequel) and television.
the slave-girl soothsayer? And what of Paul's sermon at the Areopagus?
AT Ascot, Irish eyes are smiling when Jim Dreaper's Ten Up ridden by Tommy Carberry bolts home by 25 lengths in the Whitbread Chase from Fred Winter's Soothsayer (J Francome).
His associates warned him that trouble was brewing, and a soothsayer advised him to beware of the Ides of March, as the Romans referred to that fateful day.