He prophesied that she would be Prime Minister for nine, eleven or thirteen years.
Also, apparently people thought that the bugs had poisonous stings and prophesied war.
"He'll sing another tune if we have to come down to cocoanuts and sea worms," I prophesied.
As Diana had prophesied, the intermediates came in for no luck.
Eunus had, while yet a slave, prophesied that he should become king.
First suffering, then mortgage, then foreclosure and eviction, he prophesied.
It had, indeed, often been prophesied that his death was at hand; and the prophets had hitherto been mistaken.
"Something'll come of the dumbness," he prophesied to himself.
He, Cassandra-like, prophesied that the town was too nice and we would be moved soon.
Why stare ye as had I prophesied to you that the skies were going to fall?
mid-14c., prophecein, prophesein, from Old French prophecier (13c.), from prophecie (see prophecy). The noun and verb spellings were not fully differentiated until 18c. Related: Prophesied; prophesying.