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  • 61Prediction — Pre*dic tion, n. [L. praedictio: cf. F. pr[ e]diction.] The act of foretelling; also, that which is foretold; prophecy. [1913 Webster] The predictions of cold and long winters. Bacon. [1913 Webster] Syn: Prophecy; prognostication; foreboding;… …

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  • 62Predictive — Pre*dict ive, a. [L. praedictivus.] Foretelling; prophetic; foreboding. {Pre*dict ive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 63Predictively — Predictive Pre*dict ive, a. [L. praedictivus.] Foretelling; prophetic; foreboding. {Pre*dict ive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 64Prognosis — Prog*no sis, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to know beforehand; ? before + ? to know. See {Know}.] (Med.) The act or art of foretelling the course and termination of a disease; also, the outlook afforded by this act of judgment; as, the prognosis of… …

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  • 65Prognostic — Prog*nos tic, n. [L. prognosticum, Gr. ?: cf. F. pronostic, prognostic. See {Prognostic}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. That which prognosticates; a sign by which a future event may be known or foretold; an indication; a sign or omen; hence, a… …

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  • 66Prognostication — Prog*nos ti*ca tion, n. [Cf. F. prognostication.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of foreshowing or foretelling something future by present signs; prediction. [1913 Webster] 2. That which foreshows; a foretoken. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 67Prophetic — 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… …

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  • 68Prophetical — 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.… …

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  • 69Shall — Shall, v. i. & auxiliary. [imp. {Should}.] [OE. shal, schal, imp. sholde, scholde, AS. scal, sceal, I am obliged, imp. scolde, sceolde, inf. sculan; akin to OS. skulan, pres. skal, imp. skolda, D. zullen, pres. zal, imp. zoude, zou, OHG. solan,… …

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  • 70Should — Shall Shall, v. i. & auxiliary. [imp. {Should}.] [OE. shal, schal, imp. sholde, scholde, AS. scal, sceal, I am obliged, imp. scolde, sceolde, inf. sculan; akin to OS. skulan, pres. skal, imp. skolda, D. zullen, pres. zal, imp. zoude, zou, OHG.… …

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  • 71Soothsaying — Sooth say ing, n. 1. A true saying; truth. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. The act of one who soothsays; the foretelling of events; the art or practice of making predictions. [1913 Webster] A damsel, possessed with a spirit of divination . . . which… …

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  • 72haruspication — noun Date: 1871 chiefly British an act or instance of foretelling something …

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  • 73horoscope — noun Etymology: Middle English horoscopum, from Latin horoscopus, from Greek hōroskopos, from hōra + skopos watcher; akin to Greek skopein to look at more at spy Date: 14th century 1. a diagram of the relative positions of planets and signs of… …

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  • 74prophetic — also prophetical adjective Date: 15th century 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy 2. foretelling events ; predictive • prophetically adverb …

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  • 75soothsaying — noun Date: 15th century 1. the act of foretelling events 2. prediction, prophecy • soothsay intransitive verb …

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  • 76sortilege — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin sortilegium, from Latin sortilegus foretelling, from sort , sors lot + i + legere to gather more at legend Date: 14th century 1. divination by lots 2. sorcery …

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  • 77prognostic — I. noun Etymology: Middle English pronostique, from Middle French, from Latin prognosticum, from Greek prognōstikon, from neuter of prognōstikos foretelling, from progignōskein Date: 15th century 1. something that foretells ; portent 2.… …

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  • 78Alternate history — This article is about the subgenre in fiction. For other uses, see Alternative history (disambiguation). Speculative Fiction Speculative fiction Portal v · d · e …

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  • 79Book of Joel — The Book of Joel is part of the Jewish Tanakh, and also the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. Joel is part of a group of twelve prophetic books known as the Minor Prophets or simply as The Twelve; the distinction minor indicates the short… …

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  • 80Fenrir — For other uses, see Fenrir (disambiguation). Odin and Fenris (1909) by Dorothy Hardy In Norse mythology, Fenrir (Old Norse: fen dweller ),[1] Fenrisúlfr (Old Norse: Fenris wolf ) …

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