adjective, di·vin·er, di·vin·est.
- (sometimes lowercase) the spiritual aspect of humans; the group of attributes and qualities of humankind regarded as godly or godlike.
verb (used with object), di·vined, di·vin·ing.
verb (used without object), di·vined, di·vin·ing.
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From this food, one divines the transverse currents of slavery, servitude, and exploitation.A Restaurateur Reluctantly Becomes a Civil Rights Leader in Steve McQueen’s Brilliant ‘Mangrove’|Joshua David Stein|December 2, 2020|Eater
Any help you encounter is dumb luck or divine intervention, and you shouldn’t bet the farm on receiving either of those.
It has served as a kind of mandala — a configuration of symbols intended to direct the viewer’s focus toward something divine or transcendent.The ancient palindrome that explains Christopher Nolan’s Tenet|Alissa Wilkinson|September 4, 2020|Vox
Mendel’s genius lay in divining the simple foundational rules that enable us to begin thinking intelligently about heredity.How to Design (or at Least Model) Mixed Dog Breeds|Pradeep Mutalik|July 31, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Izanagi and Izanami went on to create more landmasses and give birth to other divine entities, thereby giving form to the principal eight islands of Japan and over 800 kami.12 Major Japanese Gods and Goddesses You Should Know About|Dattatreya Mandal|May 6, 2020|Realm of History
After the screening, Jolie, who says she renewed her faith in “the divine” during filming, met briefly with the pope.Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Beyoncé has, for close to a decade now, been a deity in entertainment: untouchable, successful, divine.Bow Down, Bitches: How Beyoncé Turned an Elevator Brawl Into a Perfect Year|Kevin Fallon|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When a popular Sunni televangelist does it, to forgive is divine.Disco Mullah Blasphemy Row Highlights Pakistan’s Hypocrisy|Shaheen Pasha|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the 1980s, your community allowed hundreds of thousands of us to die because you believed AIDS was divine punishment.Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Allah seems unlikely to enter into a “personal” relationship with Muslims, who readily submit to the divine will.Does Pope Francis Believe Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God?|Jay Parini|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The proceedings of the day commenced with divine service, performed by Unitarian and Baptist ministers.
How little did he divine that the letter of the doctor was called forth by a communication from the countess-dowager.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
By a voice he saith: Hear me, ye divine offspring, and bud forth as the rose planted by the brooks of waters.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Divine Providence is about to place independence within our reach, in a manner most acceptable to a free and independent people.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The vision itself is an outcome of that divine discontent which raises man above his environment.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock