Part of speech: verb

To foretell, as by inspiration.

Part of speech: verb

To speak under divine influence.

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Usage examples "prophesy":

  1. You did not pay shillings, and therefore Mavovo, though without doubt he is a great Inyanga, cannot really prophesy concerning you, since his Snake will not work without a fee. - "Allan and the Holy Flower", H. Rider Haggard.
  2. Fontrailles, this young man will get on, I prophesy. - "Cinq Mars, Complete", Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009.
  3. He can hope, he can imagine, he can prophesy. - "Darwin and Modern Science", A.C. Seward and Others.