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prophecy

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Definition a prediction of the future (usually said to be obtained in a supernatural way)
  • The prophecy came true.
prophecy = prediction of the future
  • It was a self-fulfilling prophecy.
  • prophecy = prediction
  • If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
    1 Corinthians 13:2 (NIV)
  • It was their favorite bitter joke: those who fight against prophecy only draw it more tightly around their throats.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • prophecy = supernatural prediction of the future
  • You have the gift of prophecy.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • prophecy = prediction of the future
  • That would not fulfil the prophecy.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
  • prophecy = prediction of the future
  • All his prophecies come true.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Red Prophet
  • prophecies = supernaturally obtained predictions of the future
  • Has Chiron even told you the prophecy?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • prophecy = prediction of the future
  • Even if you succeeded, you heard the prophecy: unleashing Hera's rage would mean your destruction.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • prophecy = prediction
  • Yet the boy fitted the ancient prophecy so precisely.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • prophecy = prediction
  • He's got the gift of prophecy, supposedly.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • prophecy = (ability of) prediction of the future
  • But I remembered now Teiresias' prophecy as clearly as if Odysseus had just spoken it.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • prophecy = supernatural prediction of the future
  • The prophecy is delivered.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • prophecy = supernatural prediction of the future
  • I did not tell him the prophecy.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • prophecy = supernatural prediction of the future
  • I come with a prophecy for Odysseus.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • prophecy = prediction of the future
  • But as I said, his mother was a goddess, and prophecies hung on him like ocean-weed.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • prophecies = supernaturally obtained predictions of the future
  • "Do you know," I said, "Hermes told me a prophecy about you once."
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • prophecy = supernatural prediction of the future
  • I'm afraid that is the dullest prophecy I've ever heard.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • prophecy = supernatural prediction of the future
  • Among the gods there are a few who have the gift of prophecy, the ability to peer into the murk and glimpse what fates will come.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • prophecy = supernatural prediction of the future
  • "That's the worst prophecy I've ever heard," I said.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
prophecy = supernatural prediction of the future

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