diviner

  • 1 Diviner — Di*vin er, n. 1. One who professes divination; one who pretends to predict events, or to reveal occult things, by supernatural means. [1913 Webster] The diviners have seen a lie, and have told false dreams; they comfort in vain. Zech. x. 2. [1913 …

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  • 2 diviner — Diviner, Augurari. Le lieu où on divinoit, Auguraculum …

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  • 3 Diviner — For occult practitioners, see divination. Diviner is an infrared sensing instrument aboard NASA s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, part of the Lunar Precursor Robotic Program which is studying the moon. It is also referred to as the DLRE, for… …

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  • 4 diviner — Ⅰ. divine [1] ► ADJECTIVE (diviner, divinest) 1) of, from, or like God or a god. 2) informal excellent. ► NOUN 1) dated a cleric or theologian. 2) ( …

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  • 5 diviner — noun a) one who foretells the future b) one who searches for underground objects or water using a divining rod Syn: foreteller, fortune teller, prophet, seer, soothsayer …

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  • 6 diviner — noun Date: 14th century 1. a person who practices divination ; soothsayer 2. a person who divines the location of water or minerals …

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  • 7 diviner — /di vuy neuhr/, n. 1. a person who divines; soothsayer; prophet. 2. a person skilled in using a divining rod. [1300 50; DIVINE + ER1; r. ME divinour < AF < LL divinator soothsayer, equiv. to L divina(re) to DIVINE + tor TOR] * * * …

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  • 8 diviner — Synonyms and related words: Cassandra, Comus, Druid, Faust, astrologer, augur, calamity howler, conjurer, crystal gazer, diabolist, divinator, divineress, dowser, forecaster, foreknower, foreseer, foreshower, foreteller, fortuneteller, geomancer …

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  • 9 diviner — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. prophet, seer, sorcerer, witch; see magician 1 , prophet . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person who foretells future events by or as if by supernatural means: augur, auspex, foreteller, haruspex, prophesier, prophet,… …

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  • 10 diviner — di|vin|er [ dı vaınər ] noun count someone who finds out about the future by receiving signs from the spirit world …

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  • 11 diviner — di vin·er || nÉ™ n. prophet, clairvoyant; one that searches for underground water or minerals using a divining rod …

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  • 12 diviner — n. 1. Conjurer, magician, sorcerer, seer, soothsayer. 2. Conjecturer …

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  • 13 diviner — noun (C) someone who searches for underground water or minerals using a special Y shaped stick …

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  • 14 diviner — n 1. prophet, soothsayer, seer, clairvoyant, oracle, augur, fortuneteller, prognosticator, Chaldean, astrologer, geomancer, (in ancient Rome) harus pex; prophetess, sibyl, witch; sorcerer, conjurer, wizard, magician, necromancer. 2. conjecturer,… …

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  • 15 diviner — di·vin·er …

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  • 16 diviner — di•vin•er [[t]dɪˈvaɪ nər[/t]] n. 1) a person who divines; soothsayer; prophet 2) cvb a person skilled in using a divining rod • Etymology: 1300–50; ME divinour < AF < LL dīvīnātor soothsayer = L dīvīnā(re) to divine+ tor tor …

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  • 17 diviner — /dəˈvaɪnə/ (say duh vuynuh) noun 1. someone who divines; a soothsayer; a prophet; a conjecturer. 2. someone who searches for and finds hidden water, metal, or oil, by means of a divining rod …

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  • 18 diviner — noun someone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers • Derivationally related forms: ↑divine • Hypernyms: ↑visionary, ↑illusionist, ↑seer • Hyponyms: ↑geomancer, ↑ …

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  • 19 diviner's sage — noun The psychoactive plant Salvia divinorum …

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  • 20 water diviner — noun : a dowser for water * * * water diviner noun A person who, usu with the help of a divining rod, detects or tries to detect the presence of underground water • • • Main Entry: ↑water …

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