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Meaning of DIVINATORY

Pronunciation:  di'vinu`towree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  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"
 

DIVINATORY is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: mantic, prophetic, prophetical, sibyllic, sibylline, vatic, vatical
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Di*vin"a*to*ry\, a. [Cf. F. divinatoire.]
Professing, or relating to, divination. ``A natural
divinatory instinct.'' --Cowley.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: anticipant, anticipatory, apocalyptic, augural, auguring, clairvoyant, farseeing, farsighted, fatidic, forecasting, forehanded, foreknowing, foreseeing, foresighted, foretelling, forethoughted, forethoughtful, forewarning, fortunetelling, haruspical, intuitive, longsighted, mantic, oracular, precognitive, precognizant, predictional, predictive, predictory, prefigurative, prefiguring, prepared, presageful, presaging, prescient, presignificative, presignifying, prognostic, prognosticative, prophetic, provident, providential, prudent, ready, sagacious, sibyllic, sibylline, vaticinal, vaticinatory, weather-wise
 

 

 

 

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