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divine
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Candide
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as in: to forgive is divine Define
wonderful; or god-like or coming from God
  • We have a crowd of silly writings, but all together do not approach the impertinence of ’Gauchat, Doctor of Divinity.’
  • "Have you seen," said the Perigordian Abbe, "the romance of Sieur Gauchat, doctor of divinity?

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

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unspecified meaning
  • For my part I see nothing so divine as the Fathers who here make war upon the kings of Spain and Portugal, and in Europe confess those kings; who here kill Spaniards, and in Madrid send them to heaven; this delights me, let us push forward.

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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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