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  • adj. Related to vaticination.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Prophetic; vaticinating.


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  • It was impossible it should be so in the rich native pastures among which they were allowed to stray with a freedom as unrestrained as those of the ancient Tityrus, while their master, like him, expatiated in vaticinatory dignity.

    Eoneguski, or, the Cherokee Chief: A Tale of Past Wars. Vol. II.

  • Shelley had hymned the dawn of liberty in Spain and Naples, in two odes dictated by the warmest enthusiasm; he felt himself naturally impelled to decorate with poetry the uprise of the descendants of that people whose works he regarded with deep admiration, and to adopt the vaticinatory character in prophesying their success.

    Notes to The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley


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