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Definition of Prophetic

  • Containing, or pertaining to, prophecy; foretelling events; as, prophetic writings; prophetic dreams; -- used with of before the thing foretold.
  • foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention

How to use prophetic in a sentence. Prophetic pronunciation.

Louise, in the meantime, kept quiet as a mouse-so strangely quiet, indeed, that Emmeline's prophetic soul dreaded some impending disturbance, worse than any they had yet suffered.
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Before Christmas-an important point-the scene of operations was ready: a handsome shop, with the new and attractive appendages (so-called 'club-room,' refreshment-bar, &c.) which Crewe and Beatrice had visioned in their prophetic minds.
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To this day the robin figures in the arms of the good city of Glasgow, with the tree which St. Kentigern, when his enemies had put out his fire, brought in from the frozen forest and lighted with his breath, and the salmon in whose mouth a ring which had been cast into the Clyde had been found again by St. Kentigern's prophetic spirit.
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A third standard or criterion is the opinion held by theologians that traditions or prophetic statement and interpretations constitute the basis of human knowing.
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Just as the phenomenal sun shines upon the material world producing life and growth, likewise the spiritual or prophetic Sun confers illumination upon the human world of thought and intelligence, and unless it rose upon the horizon of human existence the kingdom of man would become dark and extinguished.
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All the signs have appeared, all the prophetic references have become clear, all that was revealed in the Books and Scriptures hath become fully manifest, and there is no ground for any one to hesitate in regard thereto.
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The subsequent financial history of the country shows that he was prophetic.
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But his prophetic insight was just what a large class of people did not like, especially in his own State.
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At length, in moving one she had not looked into before, a paper fell to the ground; she picked it up; it was the paper containing that figure, which it will be remembered, the astrologer had shown to his daughter, as a charm to produce dreams prophetic of any circumstance or person concerning whom the believer might be anxious to learn aught.
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His "more than prophetic egoism,"-alas, yes!
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But this word, which so ignorantly he presumes to be an ordinary human day, bears that meaning only in common historical transactions between man and man; but never once in the great prophetic writings, where God comes forward as himself the principal agent.
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A day has a prophetic meaning, but what sort of day?
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All things were apparently ripe for it; all things pointed to it; the expectation and languishing desires of many Hebrew saints; the warning from signs; the prophetic alarms and kindling signals raised aloft by heralds like the Baptist; the fermentation of revolutionary doctrines all over Judea; the passionate impatience of the Roman yoke; the continual openings of new convulsions and new opportunities at the great centre of Rome; the insurrectionary temper of Jewish society, as indicated by the continual rise of robber leaders, that drew off multitudes into the neighboring deserts; and, universally, the unsettled mind of the Jewish nation.
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And the question arises here also, not less than in that sublimest of prophetic visions, 'Can these dry bones live?'.
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Thus perished in the thirty-eighth year of his age this distinguished poet, in a manner and amid surroundings which make the duel scene in the sixth canto of this poem seem almost prophetic.
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Is it not clear that we are a prophetic Apollo to you?
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The chill breathlessness of the air seemed prophetic of more snow.
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These slight clouds that rise in the soul's horizon, so prophetic, so full of mercy or of terror as we regard or slight them!
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Borrow was uncommonly fond of prophetic tragic irony.
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The hostess, Maria Diaz, and her son Juan Jose Lopez, were present when the outcast uttered these prophetic words.
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Examples of Prophetic

Example #1
At luncheon, Louise made known that she would have to leave in the middle of dinner to catch a train.
Example #2
Whether that unknown person would discharge the debt his betrothed was incurring seemed an altogether uncertain matter.
Example #3
Before the close of the year substantial business had been done, and 1888 opened with exhilarating prospects.
Example #4
Thanks also to Luckworth Crewe, Beatrice had allied herself with partners, who brought to the affair capital, experience, and activity.
Example #5
The envy of his fellow-scholars, however, is too much for St. Kentigern's peace of mind.
Example #6
The saint comes in wrathful, tawse in hand, and Kentigern is for the moment in serious danger; but, equal to the occasion then as afterwards, he puts the robin's head on again, sets it singing, and amply vindicates his innocence.