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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
prophet (noun)
1.
one who utters divinely inspired revelations as
a) often capitalized the writer of one of the books of the Bible - prophetic
b) capitalized one regarded by a group of followers as the final authoritative revealer of God's will - Muhammad, the Prophet of Allah
2.
one gifted with more than ordinary spiritual and moral insight , especially an inspired poet
3.
one who foretells future events - predictor
4.
an effective or leading spokesman for a cause, doctrine, or group
5.
Christian Science
a) a spiritual seer
b) disappearance of material sense before the conscious facts of spiritual Truth
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
prophet (noun)
1.
one who predicts future events or developments
SYNONIMS:
augur, diviner, forecaster, foreseer, foreteller, fortune-teller, futurist, prognosticator, prophesier, seer, soothsayer, visionary
RELATED WORDS:
prophetess, sibyl, wisewoman; mystic, oracle; astrologer, crystal gazer, palmist, rhabdomancer; Cassandra, doomsayer, doomsdayer, Jeremiah
prophet (noun)
2.
a person who speaks for another or for a group
SYNONIMS:
mouth, mouthpiece, point man, point person, prophet, speaker, spokesman
RELATED WORDS:
spokesmodel, spokeswoman; front, promoter, shill; communicator, sayer, talker; agent, ambassador, delegate, emissary, envoy, representative
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