- 1 (before n) [providence/intervention/inspiration] divino it was divine justice fue un castigo de Dios divine liturgy liturgia (f) sagrada divine worship oficio (m) religiosoMore example sentences
- Evidently this was the limit imposed by divine providence upon that sort of folly.
- I wandered about in my swimming costume for a bit hoping for divine intervention.
- York City's push for back to back wins was unhinged by divine intervention.
- 2 (wonderful) [weather/music/dress] divino, precioso these oysters are divine estas ostras son una delicia you look simply o perfectly divine ¡estás divina!More example sentences
- In the wings, the divine Edwina smiled on serenely.
- They weren't laws that came from some fair or divine place.
- Evidently, his divine brilliance is too great for mere mortals.
Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.
- 1.1 (discover, guess) [literario/literary] [intentions/truth] adivinar; [future] adivinar, vaticinarMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 [water/minerals] descubrir* (con una varita de zahorí)
- The reader is not supposed to have to divine the meaning that lies behind the ramblings and jottings of the writer.
- Chen, the temple's caretaker, spent months divining what images, scenes and poems should canopy worshippers.
- I hadn't correctly divined your attitude towards your tenants.
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- Once this meaning or purpose has been divined, then the past, present, and future can be seen as conforming to some kind of structure or shape.
- Do Warren and Pearson suggest that lenders are clairvoyants who can divine what direction prices will take in future years?
- And from this alleged mutter, trained exegetes in the press are now divining the entire political infrastructure of the Vatican.
- Dowsing and divining water is the subject of the club's talk today.
- Talking of which, I discovered a talent yesterday I didn't know I had… water divining!
- The only way to get a really good signal is to wander around with the antenna stretched out, as if you're divining for water.
- [literario/literary] (priest) eclesiástico (m); (theologian) teólogo (m)More example sentences
- There are also many references to contemporary natural sciences and a healthy smattering of Anglican divines, including Hooker, Andrewes, and Herbert.
- Bishops, in classical Anglicanism, have often been divines themselves-thoughtful scholars as well as administrative functionaries.
- Even the 5 percent of the nation who made up the Catholic recusants succumbed to an intellectual onslaught led by Anglican divines.