Examples of prophecy in a Sentence
The prophecies of the author have all come true.
She has the gift of prophecy.
Recent Examples of prophecy from the Web
The latter featured a classic one-on-one playground game as well as prophecy between the 1986 league MVP (Bird) and the ’87 MVP (Johnson).
Either way, the prophecy eventually stuck — Daniel started referring to his son by his favorite dish.
But just because the show doesn’t truck that much in symbolism and prophecy doesn’t mean what the book foreshadows won’t come to fruition on HBO.
Health-care experts say that Trump's decision last week to end the subsidies could be a self-fulfilling prophecy to send the Obamacare exchanges in a death spiral.
These gifts include healing, prophecy and glossolalia.
The crumbling business relationships might very well be a reaction to the self-fulfilling prophecy of boycott, as customers have already begun flooding social media channels denouncing the brand.
Their eighth full-length, Star Treatment (recorded by Sanford Parker and released on Sargent House), has a loose theme of celestial prophecy, and continues darkening and densening their distinctive sound.
Taking place after the events of 2016's Batman V. Superman, Justice League sees Batman and Wonder Woman returning to deal with extraterrestrial beings descending upon Earth and seemingly fulfilling Lex Luthor's end-of-world prophecies.
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Origin and Etymology of prophecy
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsauguring, augury, bodement, cast, forecast, forecasting, foretelling, predicting, presaging, prognosis, prognostic, prognosticating, prognostication, prediction (also prophesy), soothsaying, vaticination
Related Wordsforeboding, harbinger, omen, portent, prevision, prospectus, sign; anticipation, foreknowledge; foresight; conjecture, guess, surmise
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