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 for Divine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Divine \Di*vine"\, n. [L. divinus a soothsayer, LL., a
     theologian. See Divine, a.]
     1. One skilled in divinity; a theologian. "Poets were the
        first divines." --Denham.
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     2. A minister of the gospel; a priest; a clergyman.
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              The first divines of New England were surpassed by
              none in extensive erudition.          --J.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Divine \Di*vine"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Divined; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Divining.] [L. divinare: cf. F. deviner. See
     1. To foresee or foreknow; to detect; to anticipate; to
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              A sagacity which divined the evil designs.
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     2. To foretell; to predict; to presage.
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              Darest thou . . . divine his downfall? --Shak.
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     3. To render divine; to deify. [Obs.]
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              Living on earth like angel new divined. --Spenser.
     Syn: To foretell; predict; presage; prophesy; prognosticate;
          forebode; guess; conjecture; surmise.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Divine \Di*vine"\, a. [Compar. Diviner; superl. Divinest.]
     [F. divin, L. divinus divine, divinely inspired, fr. divus,
     dius, belonging to a deity; akin to Gr. ?, and L. deus, God.
     See Deity.]
     1. Of or belonging to God; as, divine perfections; the divine
        will. "The immensity of the divine nature." --Paley.
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     2. Proceeding from God; as, divine judgments. "Divine
        protection." --Bacon.
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     3. Appropriated to God, or celebrating his praise; religious;
        pious; holy; as, divine service; divine songs; divine
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     4. Pertaining to, or proceeding from, a deity; partaking of
        the nature of a god or the gods. "The divine Apollo said."
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     5. Godlike; heavenly; excellent in the highest degree;
        supremely admirable; apparently above what is human. In
        this application, the word admits of comparison; as, the
        divinest mind. --Sir J. Davies. "The divine Desdemona."
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              A divine sentence is in the lips of the king.
                                                    --Prov. xvi.
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              But not to one in this benighted age
              Is that diviner inspiration given.    --Gray.
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     6. Presageful; foreboding; prescient. [Obs.]
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              Yet oft his heart, divine of something ill,
              Misgave him.                          --Milton.
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     7. Relating to divinity or theology.
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              Church history and other divine learning. --South.
     Syn: Supernatural; superhuman; godlike; heavenly; celestial;
          pious; holy; sacred; pre["e]minent.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Divine \Di*vine"\, v. i.
     1. To use or practice divination; to foretell by divination;
        to utter prognostications.
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              The prophets thereof divine for money. --Micah iii.
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     2. To have or feel a presage or foreboding.
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              Suggest but truth to my divining thoughts. --Shak.
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     3. To conjecture or guess; as, to divine rightly.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: emanating from God; "divine judgment"; "divine guidance";
             "everything is black or white...satanic or
             godly"-Saturday Review [syn: divine, godly]
      2: resulting from divine providence; "providential care"; "a
         providential visitation" [syn: providential, divine]
      3: 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 [syn: divine, godlike]
      4: devoted to or in the service or worship of a deity; "divine
         worship"; "divine liturgy"
      5: 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 [syn:
         divine, godlike]
      6: being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration
         by the gods; "her pies were simply divine"; "the divine
         Shakespeare"; "an elysian meal"; "an inspired performance"
         [syn: divine, elysian, inspired]
      n 1: terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God [syn: Godhead,
           Lord, Creator, Maker, Divine, God Almighty,
           Almighty, Jehovah]
      2: a clergyman or other person in religious orders [syn:
         cleric, churchman, divine, ecclesiastic]
      v 1: perceive intuitively or through some inexplicable
           perceptive powers
      2: search by divining, as if with a rod; "He claimed he could
         divine underground water"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  303 Moby Thesaurus words for "divine":
     Christlike, Christly, DD, Doctor of Divinity, Elysian, Holy Joe,
     Mariological, abbe, ace, admirable, angelic, answer, anticipate,
     apprehend, assume, augur, awesome, awful, be afraid, beaming,
     beatific, beautiful, believe, betoken, blissful, blooming, bottom,
     bright, brilliant, canonic, canonist, cast a horoscope,
     cast a nativity, celestial, chaplain, chthonian, churchman,
     clear up, clergyman, cleric, clerical, clerk, conceive, conclude,
     conjecture, consecrated, consider, cool, crack, curate, cure,
     dandy, daresay, dazzling, debug, decipher, decode, deduce, deem,
     deific, determine, devastating, discover, disentangle,
     divinity student, do, doctrinal, doctrinary, dope, dope out,
     dowse for water, dream, dreamy, ecclesiastic, empyreal, empyrean,
     exalted, excellent, expect, explain, exquisite, extramundane,
     extraordinary, fancy, fantastic, fathom, feel, figure out,
     find out, find the answer, find the solution, forebode, forecast,
     foreknow, foresee, foretell, foretoken, fortune-tell, gather, get,
     get right, gifted, gilt-edged, glamorous, glorious, glowing,
     godlike, godly, golden, gorgeous, grant, great, groovy, guess,
     guess right, hallowed, hariolate, have it, heavenly, hint, hit it,
     holy, holy man, hypothesize, imagine, immense, incarnate,
     incarnated, indicate, ineffable, inenarrable, inexpressible, infer,
     intercessional, intercessive, interpret, intuit, inviolable,
     inviolate, keen, killing, let, let be, made flesh, magic,
     magnificent, make a prediction, make a prognosis, make a prophecy,
     make out, man of God, marvelous, mean, mediative, mediatory,
     military chaplain, minister, neat, nifty, numinous, open the lock,
     opine, padre, paradisiac, paradisial, paradisian, paradisic,
     parson, pastor, perceive, perfect, physicotheological, plumb,
     point to, preacher, predict, prefigure, preindicate, prelate,
     presage, presign, presignal, presignify, presume, presuppose,
     presurmise, pretypify, prevision, priest, prognosticate, prophesy,
     propitiative, propitiatory, provisionally accept, psych, psych out,
     puzzle out, radiant, ravel, ravel out, raving, ravishing,
     read palms, read tea leaves, read the future, reckon, rector,
     redemptive, religious, repute, resolve, resplendent, reverend,
     riddle, sacred, sacrosanct, saintly, salvational, sanctified, say,
     scholastic, schoolman, sensational, seraphic, servant of God,
     shepherd, shining, signify, sky pilot, smashing, solve, soothsay,
     sort out, sparkling, speculate, spell, spiritual, splendid,
     splendiferous, splendorous, splendrous, sterling, stunning,
     sublime, super, superb, supereminent, superexcellent, superfine,
     superhuman, superior, superlative, supernatural, superphysical,
     supply clergy, supply minister, suppose, supreme, surmise, suspect,
     swell, take, take for, take for granted, take it, take to be,
     tell fortunes, tell the future, terrific, the Reverend,
     the very Reverend, theologian, theological, theologician,
     theologist, theologizer, theologue, theorize, think, token,
     tonsured cleric, transcendent, transmundane, tremendous, typify,
     understand, undo, unlock, unravel, unriddle, unscramble,
     unspeakable, untangle, untouchable, untwist, unutterable, unweave,
     vaticinate, venerable, visualize, wonderful, work, work out

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