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divine
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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as in: to forgive is divine Define
wonderful; or god-like or coming from God
  • — Let him go, Gertrude; do not fear our person: There’s such divinity doth hedge a king, That treason can but peep to what it would, Acts little of his will.
  • Rashly, And prais’d be rashness for it,—let us know, Our indiscretion sometime serves us well, When our deep plots do fail; and that should teach us There’s a divinity that shapes our ends, Rough-hew them how we will.

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  • Her pies are divine.
  • The King claimed a divine right.

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unspecified meaning
  • Examples, gross as earth, exhort me: Witness this army, of such mass and charge, Led by a delicate and tender prince; Whose spirit, with divine ambition puff’d, Makes mouths at the invisible event; Exposing what is mortal and unsure To all that fortune, death, and danger dare, Even for an egg-shell.

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as in: to forgive is divine Define
wonderful; or god-like or coming from God
as in: divined from tea leaves Define
to predict or discover something supernaturally (as if by magic)
as in: divined through intuition Define
to discover something -- usually through intuition or reflection
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