diviner diviner

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers

Usage(s):

  1. Already the water engineers have sunk four successful wells in the Chandigarh Valleyin each case the site was pointed out by the traditional Hindu water diviner.
  2. A water-diviner was given temporary prominence when he claimed to be able to detect ammunition dumps on the French coast.
  3. Megalogenis is a data fiend and a diviner of patterns and types.

News

  1. Russell Crowe to Make Directorial Debut With WWI-Era Drama

    Russell Crowe is set to direct his first film, The Water Diviner, in which he'll also star. Deadline says Crowe has long planned to helm the picture, which will film later this year in Crowe's native Australia as well as in Turkey. Set in 1919, it's about an Australian dad ... More »
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Vulture

  2. Russell Crowe to Make Directorial Debut with The Water Diviner

    Russell Crowe is set to make his feature film directorial debut with the period drama The Water Diviner , Deadline reports. Scripted by Andrew Anastasios and Andrew Knight, the film is officially described as follows:
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Coming Soon

  3. Russell Crowe Sets ‘The Water Diviner’ For Directing Debut

    EXCLUSIVE : Hot off the opening of the Superman reboot Man Of Steel in which he plays Jor-El, Russell Crowe has firmed his long-held plans to make his feature directorial debut. He is in talks to helm and star in The Water Diviner , a film scripted by Andrew Knight and Andrew Anastasios that will shoot in Australia and Turkey later this year. It is set in 1919, and an Australian father travels ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Deadline Hollywood

Quotes

  1. "I don't have a rain diviner," Mr Costello said.
    on Dec 19, 2006 By: Peter Costello Source: The Age

  2. "The children have been displaced by an enormous storm at the beginning of the work, and they'll gather under a banner saying 'Lost Children', which the Water Diviner will have," says Portman, best-known for her film scores, which include...
    on Aug 22, 2007 By: Rachel Portman Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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