prophetic

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Borrowing from Middle French prophétique, from Latin propheticus, from Ancient Greek προφητικός (prophētikós).

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prophetic (not comparable)

  1. of, or relating to a prophecy or a prophet
  2. predicted, as by a prophecy
    • Dryden
      And fears are oft prophetic of the event.

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