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divining (countable and uncountable, plural divinings)

  1. The action of the verb to divine in any sense.
    • 1857, Martha Griffith Browne, Autobiography of a Female Slave (page 347)
      We took a long stroll through the lamp-lit streets, talking of the blessed hopes that struggled in our bosoms; of the faint divinings of the future; told over the story of past sufferings, and renewed olden vows of devotion.

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divining (not comparable)

  1. That or who divines (in any sense of the verb).

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  1. present participle of divine