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Adjective: prophetic  pru'fe-tik
  1. Foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention
    "prophetic powers"; "words that proved prophetic"; "prophetic writings";
    - prophetical

See also: adumbrative, apocalyptic, apocalyptical, clairvoyant, Delphic, divinatory, fateful, foreboding, foreshadowing, mantic, oracular, portentous, precognitive, precursory, predictive, prefigurative, premonitory, prognostic, prognosticative, revelatory, second-sighted, sibyllic, sibylline, vatic, vatical

Antonym: unprophetic

Encyclopedia: Prophetic