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prophetic
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Babbitt
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  • Babbitt spoke well—and often—at these orgies of commercial righteousness about the "realtor’s function as a seer of the future development of the community, and as a prophetic engineer clearing the pathway for inevitable changes"—which meant that a real-estate broker could make money by guessing which way the town would grow.
  • In the flesh, Mrs. Opal Emerson Mudge fell somewhat short of a prophetic aspect.

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