soothsaying

  • 1 Soothsaying — 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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  • 2 soothsaying — soothsayer ► NOUN ▪ a person supposed to be able to foresee the future. DERIVATIVES soothsaying noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «person who speaks the truth»: see SOOTH(Cf. ↑sooth) …

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

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  • 4 soothsaying — /soohth say ing/, n. 1. the practice or art of foretelling events. 2. a prediction or prophecy. [1525 35; SOOTH + SAYING] * * * …

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  • 5 soothsaying — noun A method of foretelling the future. See Also: soothsayer, fortune telling …

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  • 6 soothsaying — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Something that is foretold by or as if by supernatural means: divination, oracle, prophecy, vaticination, vision. See FORESIGHT …

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  • 7 soothsaying — n. foretelling of the future, prediction; prophecyv. predict future events, foretell the future …

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  • 8 soothsaying — sooth·say·ing …

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  • 9 soothsaying —  Прорицание …

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  • 10 soothsaying — sooth•say•ing [[t]ˈsuθˌseɪ ɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) the practice or art of foretelling events 2) a prophecy or prediction • Etymology: 1525–35 …

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  • 11 soothsaying — /ˈsuθseɪ ɪŋ/ (say soohthsay ing) noun 1. the practice or art of foretelling events. 2. a prediction or prophecy …

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  • 12 soothsaying — noun the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means • Syn: ↑divination, ↑foretelling, ↑fortune telling • Derivationally related forms: ↑divine (for: ↑divination) …

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  • 13 divination — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. prediction, prophecy, augury, guess; sorcery. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. augury, interpretation of omens, prediction, soothsaying, sorcery, calculation, foretelling, foreshadowing, palmistry, prognostics …

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  • 14 ἡπατοσκόπει — ἡπατοσκοπέω inspect the liver for soothsaying imperf ind act 3rd sg (attic epic) ἡπατοσκοπέω inspect the liver for soothsaying pres imperat act 2nd sg (attic epic) ἡπατοσκοπέω inspect the liver for soothsaying imperf ind act 3rd sg (attic epic) …

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  • 15 Divination — This article is about divination as a whole. For the numerous varieties of divination, see Methods of divination. For other uses, see Divination (disambiguation). This man in Rhumsiki, Cameroon, supposedly tells the future by interpreting the… …

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  • 16 Cleromancy — For the use of random selection as a way to make a fair form of selection, see Sortition. Cleromancy is a form of divination using sortition, casting of lots, or casting bones or stones, in which an outcome is determined by means that normally… …

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  • 17 Jewish views of astrology — In Hebrew, astrology was called hokmat ha nissayon , the wisdom of prognostication , in distinction to hokmat ha hizzayon (wisdom of star seeing, or astronomy). While not a Jewish practice or teaching as such, astrology made its way into the… …

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  • 18 Methods of divination — This article is about the numerous varieties of divination. For divination as a whole, see Divination. Innumerable methods of divination can be found around the world, and many cultures practice the same methods under different names. During the… …

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  • 19 Dukun — For the film of the same name, see Dukun (film). A Dukun preparing traditional medicine. Dutch Colonial Period. 1910 1940. A dukun is an Indonesian Malay term for shaman. In Malaysia, they are often referre …

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  • 20 Anna Kamatchi Amman temple at Omandur — near Trichy, nearly 30 km from Trichy is the Omandur village where lies the Arulmigu Anna Kamatchi Amman temple. This is an ancient temple where the deities are workshipped in the form of lightemitted from oil lamps instead of the Sculptures… …

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