divinely


divinely
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divine [1] ADJECTIVE (diviner, divinest) 1) of, from, or like God or a god. 2) informal excellent.
NOUN 1) dated a cleric or theologian. 2) (the Divine) providence or God.
DERIVATIVES divinely adverb.
ORIGIN Latin divinus, from divus 'godlike' .
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divine [2] VERB 1) discover by guesswork or intuition. 2) have supernatural insight into (the future). 3) discover (water) by dowsing.
DERIVATIVES diviner noun.
ORIGIN Old French deviner 'predict' , from Latin divinus (see DIVINE(Cf. ↑diviner)).

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