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Word Example of - divine

    Example Sentences for divine

    His father—he was a part of myself, he could divine my every thought.

    Jim and I have often discussed the divine origin of the New Englander.

    It would have to reign by divine right, like the Jesuits in Paraguay.

    If one were thoroughly wise and good, this would be a sort of divine lot.

    Certainly we have no pledge of special immunity from Divine Powers.

    Depend upon it, this happiness is too subtle and too divine a thing for our management.

    It is easy to divine what questions were discussed at these audiences.

    If I had moments of dislike for the divine Bianca, I had no moments of liking for him.

    And, under the Divine promise, we do not wonder at that, when we see what sort of mother they had.

    But who shall tell what divine hand soothed her burning forehead?

Word Origin & History of - divine

    Word Origin & History

    divine c.1300, from O.Fr. devin, from L. divinus "of a god," from divus "a god," related to deus "god, deity" (see Zeus). Weakened sense of "excellent" had evolved by late 15c.

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