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divine
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Crime and Punishment
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as in: to forgive is divine Define
wonderful; or god-like or coming from God
  • He’s probably a divinity student.

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

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unspecified meaning
  • "Oh, if the Divine Providence is to be mixed up in it, there is no doing anything," Raskolnikov grumbled morosely.
  • But everything is divine in you….

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  • You are nervously irritable, Rodion Romanovitch, by temperament; it’s out of proportion with other qualities of your heart and character, which I flatter myself I have to some extent divined.
  • "I divined then, Sonia," he went on eagerly, "that power is only vouchsafed to the man who dares to stoop and pick it up.
  • "But I can’t know the Divine Providence….

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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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