Vaticinal Va*tic"i*nal, a. [See {Vaticinate}.] Of or pertaining to prophecy; prophetic. --T. Warton. [1913 Webster]

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  • vaticinal — index foreseeable, ominous, oracular, prophetic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • vaticinal — [və tis′ə nəl] adj. [< L vaticinus (see VATICINATE) + AL] having the nature of or characterized by prophecy; prophetic …   English World dictionary

  • vaticinal — vəˈtisənəl, vaˈt adjective Etymology: Latin vaticinus prophetic (from vaticinari to prophesy) + English al : of, relating to, or containing prophecy : prophetic credited with very solid vaticinal powers Wilder Hobson …   Useful english dictionary

  • vaticinal — adjective Etymology: Latin vaticinus, from vaticinari to foretell, prophesy Date: 1586 prophetic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vaticinal — /veuh tis euh nl/, adj. of, pertaining to, or characterized by prophecy; prophetic. [1580 90; < L vaticin(us) prophetic (vaticin(ari) to prophesy + us adj. suffix) + AL1; see VATICINATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • vaticinal — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Of or relating to the foretelling of events by or as if by supernatural means: augural, divini tory, fatidic, fatidical, mantic, oracular, prophetic, sibylline, vatic, vatical, visionary. See FORESIGHT …   English dictionary for students

  • vaticinal — va·tic·i·nal …   English syllables

  • vaticinal — /vəˈtɪsənəl/ (say vuh tisuhnuhl) adjective of, relating to, or characterised by prophecy; prophetic. {Latin vāticinus prophetic + al1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • oracular — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Vague or obscure] Syn. ambiguous, mysterious, cryptic; see obscure 1 , 3 , vague 2 . 2. [Prophetic] Syn. prescient, soothsaying, foretelling, prophesying, forecasting, predicting, presaging, foreboding, auguring, augural …   English dictionary for students

  • Prediction — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Prediction >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 prediction prediction announcement Sgm: N 1 program program programme &c.(plan) 626 Sgm: N 1 premonition premonition &c.(warning) 668 Sgm: N 1 prognosis prognosis …   English dictionary for students

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