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Divine Di*vine", v. i. 1. To use or practice divination; to foretell by divination; to utter prognostications. The prophets thereof divine for money. --Micah iii. 11. 2. To have or feel a presage or foreboding. Suggest but truth to my divining thoughts. --Shak. 3. To conjecture or guess; as, to divine rightly., Divine Di*vine", a. [Compar. Diviner; superl. Divinest.] [F. divin, L. divinus divine, divinely inspired, fr. divus, dius, belonging to a deity; akin to Gr. ?, and L. deus, God. See Deity.] 1. Of or belonging to God; as, divine perfections; the divine will. ``The immensity of the divine nature.' --Paley. 2. Proceeding from God; as, divine judgments. ``Divine protection.' --Bacon. 3. Appropriated to God, or celebrating his praise; religious; pious; holy; as, divine service; divine songs; divine worship. 4. Pertaining to, or proceeding from, a deity; partaking of the nature of a god or the gods. ``The divine Apollo said.' --Shak. 5. Godlike; heavenly; excellent in the highest degree; supremely admirable; apparently above what is human. In this application, the word admits of comparison; as, the divinest mind. Sir J. Davies. ``The divine Desdemona.' --Shak. A divine sentence is in the lips of the king. --Prov. xvi. 10. But not to one in this benighted age Is that diviner inspiration given. --Gray. 6. Presageful; foreboding; prescient. [Obs.] Yet oft his heart, divine of something ill, Misgave him. --Milton. 7. Relating to divinity or theology. Church history and other divine learning. --South. Syn: Supernatural; superhuman; godlike; heavenly; celestial; pious; holy; sacred; pre["e]minent., Divine Di*vine", n. [L. divinus a soothsayer, LL., a theologian. See Divine, a.] 1. One skilled in divinity; a theologian. ``Poets were the first divines.' --Denham. 2. A minister of the gospel; a priest; a clergyman. The first divines of New England were surpassed by none in extensive erudition. --J. Woodbridge., Divine Di*vine", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Divined; p. pr. & vb. n. Divining.] [L. divinare: cf. F. deviner. See Divination.] 1. To foresee or foreknow; to detect; to anticipate; to conjecture. A sagacity which divined the evil designs. --Bancroft. 2. To foretell; to predict; to presage. Darest thou . . . divine his downfall? --Shak. 3. To render divine; to deify. [Obs.] Living on earth like angel new divined. --Spenser. Syn: To foretell; predict; presage; prophesy; prognosticate; forebode; guess; conjecture; surmise.

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- 'divine' due to their transcendental origins, and/or because their attributes or qualities are superior or supreme relative to things of
- harris glenn milstead, also known by his stage name as divine (october 19, 1945 – march 7, 1988), was an american actor , singer and drag
- anglican divines: john donne , george herbert , william laud file:william laud. jpg , william laud . within the anglican tradition, divines are
- the divine right of kings, or divine-right theory of kingship, is a political and religious doctrine of royal and political legitimacy .
- goodness), divine simplicity , and eternal and necessary existence. monotheism is the belief in the existence of one god or in the oneness of god.
- the imperial cult of ancient rome identified emperors and some members of their families with the divinely sanctioned authority of the
- a.j. ayer the logical-positivist, sought to show in his essay 'critique of ethics and theology' that all statements about the divine are
- divine law is any law that comes directly from the will of god , in contrast to man-made law . a manifestation of divine law) it is
- (sacred way) and the pomerium magistrates sought divine opinion of proposed official acts through an augur, who read the divine will
- res divinae were 'divine affairs,' that is, the matters that pertained to the gods and the sphere of the divine in contrast to res humanae

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