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prophets

noun
plural of prophet

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1 one who predicts future events or developments
  • an economist who is regarded by many as a reliable prophet of future developments in the global economy

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2 a person who speaks for another or for a group
  • in the 1960s Timothy Leary gained fame as the gonzo prophet of the psychedelic movement

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

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“Prophets.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prophets. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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