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soothsaying

[ sooth-sey-ing ]
/ ˈsuθˌseɪ ɪŋ /
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noun
the practice or art of foretelling events.
a prediction or prophecy.
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Origin of soothsaying

First recorded in 1525–35; sooth + saying
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