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prophetess

Line breaks: proph¦et|ess
Pronunciation: /ˌprɒfɪˈtɛs
 
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Definition of prophetess in English:

noun

A female prophet.
Example sentences
  • I have spent a good deal of the last three and a half years researching the Sibyl of Cumae, the pagan prophetess of classical antiquity said by Virgil to write her oracles on leaves.
  • In Ezekiel 13: 17-20, for example, God condemns certain false prophetesses, or sorceresses.
  • Otherwise a severe eschatological affliction awaits her and her children, the spiritual followers of the prophetess.

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