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divine
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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as in: to forgive is divine Define
wonderful; or god-like or coming from God
  • She is perfectly charming; and Patti sang divinely.
  • "What a place to find one’s divinity in!" said Lord Henry.

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  • You can talk to me of other women being charming, and of Patti singing divinely, before the girl you loved has even the quiet of a grave to sleep in?

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

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unspecified meaning
  • It has its divine right of sovereignty.
  • From her little head to her little feet, she is absolutely and entirely divine.

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  • It is the divinest thing in us.
  • It was here I found her, and she is divine beyond all living things.

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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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