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  • Divinatory — Di*vin a*to*ry, a. [Cf. F. divinatoire.] Professing, or relating to, divination. A natural divinatory instinct. Cowley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • divinatory — index ominous, oracular, portentous (ominous), prophetic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • divinatory — divination ► NOUN ▪ the practice of seeking knowledge of the future of the unknown by supernatural means. DERIVATIVES divinatory adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • divinatory — adjective 1. resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy the high priest s divinatory pronouncement mantic powers a kind of sibylline book with ready and infallible answers to questions • Syn: ↑mantic, ↑sibylline, ↑sibyllic, ↑vatic, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Divinatory, esoteric and occult tarot — This article is about the use of tarot cards for divinatory and esoteric/occult purposes. For other uses, see Tarot (disambiguation). Tarot reading revolves around the belief that the cards can be used to gain insight into the past, current and… …   Wikipedia

  • divinatory — adjective see divination …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • divinatory — adjective Pertaining to divination …   Wiktionary

  • divinatory — Synonyms and related words: anticipant, anticipatory, apocalyptic, augural, auguring, clairvoyant, farseeing, farsighted, fatidic, forecasting, forehanded, foreknowing, foreseeing, foresighted, foretelling, forethoughted, forethoughtful,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • divinatory — di·vin·a·to·ry …   English syllables

  • divination — divinatory /di vin euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /div euh nay sheuhn/, n. 1. the practice of attempting to foretell future events or discover hidden knowledge by occult or supernatural means. 2. augury; prophecy: The divination of the high priest… …   Universalium

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