soothsaying


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something that is foretold by or as if by supernatural means

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The low-carbon vehicle industry that Dame Julia King reported on to the UK government just five years ago was something of an exercise in soothsaying.
8221; Soothsaying explores an internal journey set in motion by the predictions of one red, plastic fish, and blurs the boundaries between narrative and abstract vision.
The request for a sign I equate with those scholars, Marxist and otherwise, who discern in the 'laws of history' soothsaying powers or a semiololgy of prediction.
For some it is putting their reputation on the line, for others such as myself it is precisely this annual bout of soothsaying that has led to having no reputation at all - except for having an unerring ability to call it wrong season after season.
This has not been a feature of the soothsaying of the very recent past.
Do we really need soothsaying when everything is clear
He pushes Tatyana into a tradition of folk usage in which soothsaying and magic play a role, and in which her convention-flouting courtship of the coy Onegin is grounded.
I]t is obvious that there is no discourse more eloquent, no wisdom more profound, no speech more sublime, no form of expression more noble, than [this] clear discourse and speech with which a single man challenged a people at a time when they were acknowledged masters of the art of oratory and rhetoric, poetry and prose, rhyme and soothsaying.
While Xiao said she did not believe in Paul's soothsaying abilities herself, his fame was key in gaining greater global interest for the World Cup.
John the Divine, reflected so vividly in Donahue's poetry, in Luke, revelation is soothsaying.
Earlier this week, however, there were a couple of signs that my mental equilibrium was starting to wobble like a Jabulani being juggled by a soothsaying octupus.
If we read this portrait as part of the modernist, primitivist frame for the poem and see the featureless mask as an Africanized image, (8) the frontispiece introduces the poet as an oracle, white but appropriating a primitive soothsaying power and bringing it into being through a highly modern, or modernist, voice.
While the real world in the '00s delivered tragedy and tumult, the truth is that entertainment doesn't have a great track record when it comes to soothsaying, and nowhere does that hold more true than when it comes to the business itself.