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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Divine  \Di*vine"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Divined};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Divining}.]  [L.  divinare:  cf  F.  deviner.  See 
  {Divination}.] 
  1.  To  foresee  or  foreknow;  to  detect;  to  anticipate;  to 
  conjecture. 
 
  A  sagacity  which  divined  the  evil  designs. 
  --Bancroft. 
 
  2.  To  foretell;  to  predict;  to  presage. 
 
  Darest  thou  .  .  .  divine  his  downfall?  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  render  divine;  to  deify.  [Obs.] 
 
  Living  on  earth  like  angel  new  divined.  --Spenser. 
 
  Syn:  To  foretell;  predict;  presage;  prophesy;  prognosticate; 
  forebode;  guess;  conjecture;  surmise. 




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