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di vahyn

  • n  terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
  • n  a clergyman or other person in religious orders
  • v  perceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers
  • v  search by divining, as if with a rod
    He claimed he could divine underground water
  • s  emanating from God
    divine judgment
    divine guidance
  • s  resulting from divine providence
  • s  being or having the nature of a god; 'tis God-like to create"-J.G.Saxe
    the custom of killing the divine king upon any serious failure of his...powers"-J.G.Frazier
    the divine will
    the divine capacity for love
  • s  devoted to or in the service or worship of a deity
    divine worship
    divine liturgy
  • s  appropriate to or befitting a god
    the divine strength of Achilles
  • s  being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods
    her pies were simply divine
    the divine Shakespeare

  • All impostors in religion such as pretend to personate Jesus Christ or suffer their followers to worship or pay them divine honors .
  • But to 70 million Japanese he was divine.
  • The ngoma, according to the Lemba, was near-divine, used to store ritual objects, and borne on poles inserted into rings.
News & Articles


  • Thomas Jefferson in WEBCommentary
    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...
  • Pope Benedict XVI in BBC News
    May the divine light of Bethlehem radiate throughout the Holy Land,the Pope said.
  • David Moyes in ESPN
    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...

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