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prophesy
used in Things Fall Apart

4 uses
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Definition
predict or reveal — especially through, or as if through, divine inspiration
  • Once in a while Chielo was possessed by the spirit of her god and she began to prophesy.
    p. 100.3
prophesy = predict or reveal the future
  • Anyone seeing Chielo in ordinary life would hardly believe she was the same person who prophesied when the spirit of Agbala was upon her.
    p. 49.3
  • prophesied = predicted or revealed
  • It was Chielo, the priestess of Agbala, prophesying.
    p. 100.3
  • prophesying = predicting or revealing what would happen in the future
  • Mr. Brown begged and argued and prophesied.
    p. 181.4
prophesied = predicted or revealed
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