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Divine and Marvelous Definitions

Divine

Having the nature of or being a deity.

Marvelous

Causing wonder or astonishment.

Divine

Of, relating to, emanating from, or being the expression of a deity
Sought divine guidance through meditation.

Marvelous

Of the highest or best kind or quality; first-rate
Has a marvelous collection of rare books.

Divine

Being in the service or worship of a deity; sacred.
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Marvelous

Exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful.
This is the Lord's doing; it is marvelous in our eyes.

Divine

Superhuman; godlike.

Marvelous

Partaking of the character of miracle, or supernatural power; incredible; so improbable as to defy belief.
The marvelous fable includes whatever is supernatural, and especially the machines of the gods.

Divine

Supremely good or beautiful; magnificent
A divine performance of the concerto.

Marvelous

Extraordinarily good; used especially as intensifiers;
A fantastic trip to the Orient
The film was fantastic!
A howling success
A marvelous collection of rare books
Had a rattling conversation about politics
A tremendous achievement
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Divine

Extremely pleasant; delightful
Had a divine time at the ball.

Marvelous

Too improbable to admit of belief;
A tall story

Divine

A cleric.

Marvelous

Being or having the character of a miracle

Divine

A theologian.

Divine

To foretell, especially by divination.

Divine

To guess or know by inspiration or intuition
Somehow divined the answer despite not having read the assignment.

Divine

To locate (underground water or minerals) with a divining rod; douse.

Divine

To practice divination.

Divine

To guess.

Divine

Of or pertaining to a god.

Divine

Eternal, holy, or otherwise godlike.

Divine

Of superhuman or surpassing excellence.

Divine

Beautiful, heavenly.

Divine

(obsolete) Foreboding; prescient.

Divine

Immortal; elect or saved after death

Divine

Relating to divinity or theology.

Divine

One skilled in divinity; a theologian.

Divine

A minister of the gospel; a priest; a clergyman.

Divine

(often capitalized, with 'the') God or a god, particularly in its aspect as a transcendental concept.

Divine

(transitive) To foretell (something), especially by the use of divination.

Divine

(transitive) To guess or discover (something) through intuition or insight.

Divine

(transitive) To search for (underground objects or water) using a divining rod.

Divine

To render divine; to deify.

Divine

Of or belonging to God; as, divine perfections; the divine will.

Divine

Proceeding from God; as, divine judgments.

Divine

Appropriated to God, or celebrating his praise; religious; pious; holy; as, divine service; divine songs; divine worship.

Divine

Pertaining to, or proceeding from, a deity; partaking of the nature of a god or the gods.

Divine

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.
A divine sentence is in the lips of the king.
But not to one in this benighted ageIs that diviner inspiration given.

Divine

Presageful; foreboding; prescient.
Yet oft his heart, divine of something ill,Misgave him.

Divine

Relating to divinity or theology.
Church history and other divine learning.

Divine

One skilled in divinity; a theologian.

Divine

A minister of the gospel; a priest; a clergyman.
The first divines of New England were surpassed by none in extensive erudition.

Divine

To foresee or foreknow; to detect; to anticipate; to conjecture.
A sagacity which divined the evil designs.

Divine

To foretell; to predict; to presage.
Darest thou . . . divine his downfall?

Divine

To render divine; to deify.
Living on earth like angel new divined.

Divine

To use or practice divination; to foretell by divination; to utter prognostications.
The prophets thereof divine for money.

Divine

To have or feel a presage or foreboding.
Suggest but truth to my divining thoughts.

Divine

To conjecture or guess; as, to divine rightly.

Divine

Terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God

Divine

A clergyman or other person in religious orders

Divine

Perceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers

Divine

Search by divining, as if with a rod;
He claimed he could divine underground water

Divine

Emanating from God;
Divine judgment
Divine guidance
Everything is black1 or white...satanic or godlyt

Divine

Resulting from divine providence;
Providential care
A providential visitation

Divine

Being or having the nature of a god;
The custom of killing the divine king upon any serious failure of his...powers
The divine will
The divine capacity for love
'Tis wise to learn; 'tis God-like to create

Divine

Devoted to or in the service or worship of a deity;
Divine worship
Divine liturgy

Divine

Appropriate to or befitting a god;
The divine strength of Achilles
A man of godlike sagacity
Man must play God for he has acquired certain godlike powers

Divine

Of such surpassing excellence as to suggest divine inspiration;
Her pies were simply divine
The divine Shakespeare
An elysian meal
An inspired performance

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