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divine
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A Tale of Two Cities
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divine
Used in
A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Sounds that he was not afraid of, for he divined their meaning, then began to be audible.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The barrister was keen enough to divine that the banker would not have gone so far in his expression of opinion on any less solid ground than moral certainty.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Environed by them, while the Woodman and the Farmer worked unheeded, those two of the large jaws, and those other two of the plain and the fair faces, trod with stir enough, and carried their divine rights with a high hand.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They came, and the shady house was sunny with a child's laugh, and the Divine friend of children, to whom in her trouble she had confided hers, seemed to take her child in his arms, as He took the child of old, and made it a sacred joy to her.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: divined through intuition
as in: to forgive is divine
as in: divined from tea leaves
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