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
Diplomatic turnaround The Saudi move isolating Iraq was a self-fulfilling prophecy, experts say.
Elul 2017 is the last month of the Hebrew year 5777, which is a year of completion and has messianic prophecies attached to it, Cioccolanti said.
So which characters actually fulfill these prophecies?
While this exact prophecy never made it into the show, the betrayals certainly have.
In the three episodes of Season 7 broadcast so far, Game of Thrones has already hinted at several prophecies that could be fulfilled soon.
In the three episodes broadcast thus far, Game of Thrones is fulfilling this prophecy and then some: characters are flat, timelines have been compressed, the dialogue is cheesy, and plots are painfully predictable.
Sometimes, though, Scaramucci's pronouncements in the media have a way of becoming their own self-fulfilling prophecies.
For a time, the caliphate really did exist: a terrifying medieval prophecy sprung to life and captured in the pitiless freeze-frames of propaganda videos.
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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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