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pro·phet·ic(prə-fĕt′ĭk) also pro·phet·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
1. Of, belonging to, or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy: prophetic books.
2. Foretelling events as if by divine inspiration: casual words that proved prophetic.
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