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Divine vs. Sanctity

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Divineadjective

Of or pertaining to a god.

Sanctitynoun

(uncountable) Holiness of life or disposition; saintliness

Divineadjective

Eternal, holy, or otherwise godlike.

Sanctitynoun

(uncountable) The condition of being considered sacred; inviolability

Divineadjective

Of superhuman or surpassing excellence.

Sanctitynoun

(countable) Something considered sacred.

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Divineadjective

Beautiful, heavenly.

Sanctitynoun

The state or quality of being sacred or holy; holiness; saintliness; moral purity; godliness.

‘To sanctity she made no pretense, and, indeed, narrowly escaped the imputation of irreligion.’;

Divineadjective

(obsolete) Foreboding; prescient.

Sanctitynoun

Sacredness; solemnity; inviolability; religious binding force; as, the sanctity of an oath.

Divineadjective

immortal; elect or saved after death

Sanctitynoun

A saint or holy being.

‘About him all the sanctities of heaven.’;

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Divineadjective

Relating to divinity or theology.

Sanctitynoun

the quality of being holy

Divinenoun

One skilled in divinity; a theologian.

Divinenoun

A minister of the gospel; a priest; a clergyman.

Divinenoun

(often capitalized, with 'the') God or a god, particularly in its aspect as a transcendental concept.

Divineverb

(transitive) To foretell (something), especially by the use of divination.

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Divineverb

(transitive) To guess or discover (something) through intuition or insight.

Divineverb

(transitive) To search for (underground objects or water) using a divining rod.

Divineverb

To render divine; to deify.

Divineadjective

Of or belonging to God; as, divine perfections; the divine will.

Divineadjective

Proceeding from God; as, divine judgments.

Divineadjective

Appropriated to God, or celebrating his praise; religious; pious; holy; as, divine service; divine songs; divine worship.

Divineadjective

Pertaining to, or proceeding from, a deity; partaking of the nature of a god or the gods.

Divineadjective

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.

‘A divine sentence is in the lips of the king.’; ‘But not to one in this benighted ageIs that diviner inspiration given.’;

Divineadjective

Presageful; foreboding; prescient.

‘Yet oft his heart, divine of something ill,Misgave him.’;

Divineadjective

Relating to divinity or theology.

‘Church history and other divine learning.’;

Divinenoun

One skilled in divinity; a theologian.

Divinenoun

A minister of the gospel; a priest; a clergyman.

‘The first divines of New England were surpassed by none in extensive erudition.’;

Divineverb

To foresee or foreknow; to detect; to anticipate; to conjecture.

‘A sagacity which divined the evil designs.’;

Divineverb

To foretell; to predict; to presage.

‘Darest thou . . . divine his downfall?’;

Divineverb

To render divine; to deify.

‘Living on earth like angel new divined.’;

Divineverb

To use or practice divination; to foretell by divination; to utter prognostications.

‘The prophets thereof divine for money.’;

Divineverb

To have or feel a presage or foreboding.

‘Suggest but truth to my divining thoughts.’;

Divineverb

To conjecture or guess; as, to divine rightly.

Divinenoun

terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God

Divinenoun

a clergyman or other person in religious orders

Divineverb

perceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers

Divineverb

search by divining, as if with a rod;

‘He claimed he could divine underground water’;

Divineadjective

emanating from God;

‘divine judgment’; ‘divine guidance’; ‘everything is black1 or white...satanic or godlyt’;

Divineadjective

resulting from divine providence;

‘providential care’; ‘a providential visitation’;

Divineadjective

being or having the nature of a god;

‘the custom of killing the divine king upon any serious failure of his...powers’; ‘the divine will’; ‘the divine capacity for love’; ‘'Tis wise to learn; 'tis God-like to create’;

Divineadjective

devoted to or in the service or worship of a deity;

‘divine worship’; ‘divine liturgy’;

Divineadjective

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’;

Divineadjective

of such surpassing excellence as to suggest divine inspiration;

‘her pies were simply divine’; ‘the divine Shakespeare’; ‘an elysian meal’; ‘an inspired performance’;

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