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1. prophet

noun. ['ˈprɑːfət'] an authoritative person who divines the future.

Synonyms

  • vaticinator
  • diviner
  • augur
  • prophesier
  • auspex
  • sibyl
  • prophetess
  • oracle

Etymology

  • propheta (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • propheta (Latin)

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Rhymes with Prophet

  • nonprofit
  • profit
  • moffatt
  • moffat
  • offutt

Sentences with prophet


1. Noun, singular or mass
John the Baptist was the last great prophet prior to the birth of Christ.

Quotes about prophet


1. Fever jumped aside just in time to dodge the shower of urine, and stumbled into the path of a religious procession - celebrants in robes and pointed hats whirling and clapping and chanting the name of some old-world prophet, 'Hari, Hari! Hari Potter!'
- Philip Reeve, Fever Crumb

2. A prophet is not someone with special visions, just someone blind to most of what others see
- Nassim Nicholas Taleb, The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms

3. The Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, said, When Allah loves a people, He tries them.
- Leila Aboulela, Lyrics Alley

2. prophet

noun. ['ˈprɑːfət'] someone who speaks by divine inspiration; someone who is an interpreter of the will of God.

Etymology

  • propheta (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • propheta (Latin)
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