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prophecy

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of prophecy

  1. a declaration that something will happen in the future <the report on climate change included alarming prophecies of rising sea levels and increased storm activity> Synonyms auguring, augury, bodement, cast, forecast, forecasting, foretelling, predicting, presaging, prognosis, prognostic, prognosticating, prognostication, prediction (also prophesy), soothsaying, vaticinationRelated Words foreboding, harbinger, omen, portent, prevision, prospectus, sign; anticipation, foreknowledge; foresight; conjecture, guess, surmise



Variants of prophecy

also prophesy


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