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prophecy

noun
variants: also prophesy

Synonyms of prophecy

a declaration that something will happen in the future
  • the report on climate change included alarming prophecies of rising sea levels and increased storm activity

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The first known use of prophecy was in the 13th century

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“Prophecy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prophecy. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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