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prophet

  

      n  
1    a person who supposedly speaks by divine inspiration, esp. one through whom a divinity expresses his will  
   Related adj       vatic  
2    a person who predicts the future  
a prophet of doom     
3    a spokesman for a movement, doctrine, etc.  
4      (Christian Science)  
a    a seer in spiritual matters  
b    the vanishing of material sense to give way to the conscious facts of spiritual truth  
     (C13: from Old French prophète, from Latin propheta, from Greek prophetes one who declares the divine will, from pro-2 + phanai to speak)  
  prophetess      fem n  
  prophet-like      adj  


Prophet  
      n  
the  
1    the principal designation of Mohammed as the founder of Islam  
2    a name for Joseph Smith as founder of the Mormon Church  
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Prophet  
      n  
the  
1    the principal designation of Mohammed as the founder of Islam  
2    a name for Joseph Smith as founder of the Mormon Church  


prophet  
      n  
1    a person who supposedly speaks by divine inspiration, esp. one through whom a divinity expresses his will  
   Related adj       vatic  
2    a person who predicts the future  
a prophet of doom     
3    a spokesman for a movement, doctrine, etc.  
4      (Christian Science)  
a    a seer in spiritual matters  
b    the vanishing of material sense to give way to the conscious facts of spiritual truth  
     (C13: from Old French prophète, from Latin propheta, from Greek prophetes one who declares the divine will, from pro-2 + phanai to speak)  
  prophetess      fem n  
  prophet-like      adj  

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prophet

  
  
augur, Cassandra, clairvoyant, diviner, forecaster, oracle, prognosticator, prophesier, seer, sibyl, soothsayer  

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