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Dictionary definition for: Divine

1. (n) terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God

2. (v) perceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers

3. (s) emanating from God; "divine judgment" "divine guidance" "everything is black1 or white...satanic or godlyt"-Saturday Rev.

4. (n) a clergyman or other person in religious orders

5. (v) search by divining, as if with a rod; "He claimed he could divine underground water"

6. (s) resulting from divine providence; "providential care" "a providential visitation"

7. (s) being or having the nature of a god; "the custom of killing the divine king upon any serious failure of his...powers"-J.G.Frazier; "the divine will" "the divine capacity for love" "''Tis wise to learn; ''tis God-like to create"-J.G.Saxe

8. (s) devoted to or in the service or worship of a deity; "divine worship" "divine liturgy"

9. (s) appropriate to or befitting a god; "the divine strength of Achilles" "a man of godlike sagacity" "man must play God for he has acquired certain godlike powers"-R.H.Roveref

10. (s) of such surpassing excellence as to suggest divine inspiration; "her pies were simply divine" "the divine Shakespeare" "an elysian meal" "an inspired performance"

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