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prophecy

proph·e·cy

prophecy

 
 
pronunciation:
pra fih si
part of speech: noun
inflections: prophecies
definition 1: a prediction or warning of future events.
Hundreds of years ago, Mother Shipton made a prophecy that machines would fly.
synonyms:
prediction
similar words:
forecast, warning
definition 2: an act of seeing into the future, or the ability to see into the future.
That old woman claims to have the gift of prophecy.
synonyms:
foretelling, prediction
similar words:
fortunetelling