Origin of divination
OTHER WORDS FROM divinationdi·vin·a·to·ry [dih-vin-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /dɪˈvɪn əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
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How to use divination in a sentence
The authors couple it with a new approach that, in essence, is a form of trained divination.New Algorithm Breaks Speed Limit for Solving Linear Equations|Kevin Hartnett|March 8, 2021|Quanta Magazine
As I look into the bottom of my glass, darkly, I realize my powers of divination are limited.For winemakers, 2020 was the year that ‘dropped us to our knees’|Dave McIntyre|January 2, 2021|Washington Post
I particularly like how such a complex reading mirrors the divination referenced in the work.
For there shall be no more any vain visions, nor doubtful divination in the midst of the children of Israel.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
I have mentioned them in speaking of Calchas, and of the contest between Calchas and Mopsus respecting their skill in divination.
According to the fable, the contest did not relate to skill in divination only, but also to sovereignty.
In Peru, for example, they were divided into classes, who made the various means of divination specialties.The Myths of the New World|Daniel G. Brinton
Oneiromancy, divination by dreams, is still credited by old women of both sexes.Witch, Warlock, and Magician|William Henry Davenport Adams