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'Prophetic'

Definition of 'prophetic'
From: WordNet
adjective
Foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention; "prophetic writings"; "prophetic powers"; "words that proved prophetic" [syn: prophetic, prophetical] [ant: unprophetic]
Definition of 'Prophetic'
From: GCIDE
Prophetic \Pro*phet"ic\, Prophetical \Pro*phet"ic*al\, a. [L. propheticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. proph['e]tique.] Containing, or pertaining to, prophecy; foretelling events; as, prophetic writings; prophetic dreams; -- used with of before the thing foretold. [1913 Webster]
And fears are oft prophetic of the event. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
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