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
These gifts include healing, prophecy and glossolalia.
Either way, the prophecy eventually stuck — Daniel started referring to his son by his favorite dish.
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).
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.
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.
Perhaps these prophecies will eventually be fulfilled if Britain manages to make a success of life outside the club, although the chaotic process of Brexit seems to have given the EU’s popularity a bump everywhere else.
Fate may have brought Smith and Shammgod together, and with divine guidance, Smith may make his mentor’s prophecy a reality.
In deeply religious communities, the recent sequence of catastrophic events and threats — terror and nuclear weapon tests, as well as natural disasters — can be understood more easily through prophecy than logic.
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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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