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divine

1. of, relating to, or characterizing God or a deity
2. of, relating to, or associated with religion or worship
3. another term for God
4. a priest, esp one learned in theology
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SOCRATES: But if not by knowledge, the only alternative which remains is that statesmen must have guided states by right opinion, which is in politics what divination is in religion; for diviners and also prophets say many things truly, but they know not what they say.
SOCRATES: Then we shall also be right in calling divine those whom we were just now speaking of as diviners and prophets, including the whole tribe of poets.
Nay, the very possibility of contradiction or disproof, however remote, communicates to this feminine judgment from the first, in nine cases out of ten, the weakness attendant on the testimony of an interested witness; so personally and strongly does the fair diviner connect herself with her divination.
It was not Calchas the seer and diviner of omens; I knew him at once by his feet and knees as he turned away, for the gods are soon recognised.
The soul lets no man go without some visitations and holydays of a diviner presence.
Though the power of Omnipotence had been his to wield at that moment, he had too much of its diviner property of Mercy in his breast, to have turned one feather's weight of it against her.
Miss Ingram placed herself at her leader's right hand; the other diviners filled the chairs on each side of him and her.
Then I knew that not by wisdom do poets write poetry, but by a sort of genius and inspiration; they are like diviners or soothsayers who also say many fine things, but do not understand the meaning of them.
Seventeen-year-old Zelie is a diviner, one who is born with the ability to perform gods-given magic and easily distinguishable by their white hair.
L Aspell 3 000 ASK ThE DiViNEr (26) T Vaughan510-12.
The Water Diviner Sun, BBC2, 10pm War drama with Russell Crowe as a farmer whose sons are missing, presumed dead after fighting in the Gallipoli Campaign.
FARMER Joshua Connor (Russell Crowe) possesses a rare gift for divining water in The Water Diviner (BBC2, 10pm, tomorrow) which he uses to irrigate the property he shares with his wife and three sons.