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

  Divinatory \Di*vin"a*to*ry\, a. [Cf. F. divinatoire.]
     Professing, or relating to, divination. "A natural divinatory
     instinct." --Cowley.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy;
             "the high priest's divinatory pronouncement"; "mantic
             powers"; "a kind of sibylline book with ready and
             infallible answers to questions" [syn: divinatory,
             mantic, sibylline, sibyllic, vatic, vatical]
      2: based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence;
         "theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly
         conjectural"; "the supposed reason for his absence";
         "suppositious reconstructions of dead languages";
         "hypothetical situation" [syn: conjectural, divinatory,
         hypothetical, hypothetic, supposed, suppositional,
         suppositious, supposititious]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  50 Moby Thesaurus words for "divinatory":
     anticipant, anticipatory, apocalyptic, augural, auguring,
     clairvoyant, farseeing, farsighted, fatidic, forecasting,
     forehanded, foreknowing, foreseeing, foresighted, foretelling,
     forethoughted, forethoughtful, forewarning, fortunetelling,
     haruspical, intuitive, longsighted, mantic, oracular, precognitive,
     precognizant, predictional, predictive, predictory, prefigurative,
     prefiguring, prepared, presageful, presaging, prescient,
     presignificative, presignifying, prognostic, prognosticative,
     prophetic, provident, providential, prudent, ready, sagacious,
     sibyllic, sibylline, vaticinal, vaticinatory, weather-wise

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