fatidic

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From Latin fātidicus, from fātum ‎(fate) + dico ‎(I speak).

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fatidic ‎(comparative more fatidic, superlative most fatidic)

  1. (now rare) Of or pertaining to prophecy; prophetic
    • 1969, Vladimir Nabokov, Ada or Ardor, Penguin 2011, p. 112:
      At that moment he felt quite proud of his stratagem. He was to recall it with a fatidic shiver seventeen years later [...].

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