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Of, relating to, or having the power of divination; prophetic.
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1. of or relating to divination and prophecy
2. having divining or prophetic powers
[C19: from Greek mantikos prophetic, from mantis seer]
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1. of or pertaining to divination.
2. having the power of divination.
a combining form used in the formation of adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -mancy: necromantic.
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|Adj.||1.||mantic - 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"|
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