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Classical mythology brings us the tale of the Sibyl of Cumae, a prophetess who bargains with Apollo for endless life, and centuries later comes to yearn for death.
Florence Houteff, considered a prophetess by the Branch Davidians, predicted April 22, 1959, as the rollout date of the Book of Revelation’s fire and brimstone.
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PROPHETESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prophetess for English Language Learners
: a woman who is a prophet
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