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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Some divines have urged that we here get a beautiful picture of patience and contentment under wrong and misfortune.A Few Words About the Devil|Charles Bradlaugh
But I no where found it spoken of by the New Testament writers, as it is by divines of modern times.Tracts on the Sabbath|Various
The lover sees, divines what the artist can only guess at, and the artist offers to the lover a perfected technique.The Beauty|Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
According to Hogg, Shelley had a custom of writing to divines and engaging them in controversy on the existence of God.The Radicalism of Shelley and Its Sources|Daniel J. MacDonald
Robert Hall and John Foster, names familiar to scholars and divines in both hemispheres, used to contribute to its pages.Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland|Henry B. Stanton