Examples of prophetic in a Sentence
the prophetic books of the Old Testament
in retrospect, those lower-than-expected sales numbers were a prophetic indicator of the financial trouble the company would soon be in
Recent Examples of prophetic from the Web
One of them, eight-decade-old French retailer Monoprix, took issue with Amazon’s techno-prophetic rhetoric — and responded with humor.
Los Angeles Lakers Lonzo Ball, PG, UCLA Lonzo makes his father LaVar look prophetic and ends up with his hometown team.
Miracles do not authenticate one's prophetic mission. (
Fast forward a few weeks, and those predictions proved prophetic.
Joseph, his father’s favorite son, is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams.
Moshe may have recognized his limitations and, thus, was able to step back and allow others to assume prophetic leadership.
On Saturday, Pishkur's suspicion about his team proved prophetic in a 9-5 loss to Penn in the Class 4A LaPorte Regional championship game.
Gitai uses his archive 1994 interview with murdered peacemaker Yitzhak Rabin as a framing device, including a prophetic warning from the late Israeli Prime Minister about the rising tide of Islamic fundamentalism.
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First Known Use of prophetic
PROPHETIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prophetic for English Language Learners
: correctly stating what will happen in the future
: of or relating to a prophet or to prophecy
PROPHETIC Defined for Kids
Definition of prophetic for Students
1 : of or relating to a prophet or prophecy
2 : serving to foretell His cough was prophetic of an early death. — Esther Forbes, Johnny Tremain
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