divine divine  /dɪ ˈvaɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
  2. (n) a clergyman or other person in religious orders
  3. (v) perceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers
  4. (v) search by divining, as if with a rod
  5. (adj) emanating from God
  6. (adj) resulting from divine providence
  7. (adj) being or having the nature of a god
  8. (adj) devoted to or in the service or worship of a deity
  9. (adj) appropriate to or befitting a god
  10. (adj) being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods

Usage(s):

  1. But to 70 million Japanese he was divine.
  2. The ngoma, according to the Lemba, was near-divine, used to store ritual objects, and borne on poles inserted into rings.
  3. Rituals and fasting were for the pious, said the saint, but love was everywhere and was much the surest route to the divine.

News

  1. Funeral plans set for actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK (AP) — The funeral for James Gandolfini will be held Thursday at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York City.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Kanye West’s 'Yeezus' Rises to No. 1 in Australia Following Sales Recount

    Kanye West’s “Yeezus” has enjoyed some divine intervention Down Under.The rapper’s sixth studio album has been promoted from 2-1 after charts-...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Billboard

  3. Former Bulldog Masters providing divine assistance

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Go ahead and call it a divine intervention. Whatever you call it, Mississippi State University baseball coach John Cohen was going to make sure all of the religious affiliations were in his team's corner.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Commercial Dispatch

Quotes

  1. The Declaration humbly appeals to "the Supreme Judge of the world" and proclaims "a firm reliance on the Protection of Divine Providence," as well as referring to "the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God" and a "Creator" who endowed...
    on Aug 25, 2008 By: Thomas Jefferson Source: WEBCommentary

  2. "May the divine light of Bethlehem radiate throughout the Holy Land," the Pope said.
    on Dec 25, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: BBC News

  3. A defiant Moyes said: "Who says when you come into football management that every year you're going to have a good year? We have had tough tests - all managers face difficult times, and I have had some. No one has a divine right to win football...
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: David Moyes Source: ESPN

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