Definition of Soothsayers

1. Noun. (plural of soothsayer) ¹



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Definition of Soothsayers

1. soothsayer [n] - See also: soothsayer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soothsayers

soothfast
soothful
soothing
soothing syrup
soothingly
soothingness
soothingnesses
soothings
soothly
soothness
sooths
soothsaid
soothsaw
soothsay
soothsayer
soothsayers (current term)
soothsaying
soothsayings
soothsays
sootier
sootiest
sootily
sootiness
sootinesses
sooting
sootish
sootless
sootlike
soots
sooty

Literary usage of Soothsayers

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1. Euripides and the Spirit of His Dramas by Paul Decharme (1906)
"III SOOTHSAYING AND soothsayers THE RIGHT OF ASYLUM THE SANCTITY OF THE OATH THE followers of Orpheus counted in their ranks more dupes than charlatans. ..."

2. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1888)
"MANTID^E.* (The soothsayers or Praying Mantes^) The members of this family have received many popular names in the regions where they occur, owing to their ..."

3. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1888)
"Awing- (The soothsayers or Praying Mantes.) less Cockroach. ... Among these are Rear-horses, Race-horses, Camel-crickets, Praying Mantes, and soothsayers. ..."

4. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1902)
"He took counsel with soothsayers, and the opinion was suggested that the strangers, as solar deities, were very probably dependent for their strength, ..."

5. Bacchae by Euripides (1893)
"soothsayers, 257. Swans, 1364. Tertiary predicate, 634, 650, 775, 800. Theognis, 881. Tmesis, 80, 618. Unity of time in Greek plays, 977. ..."

6. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"In one district alone, there were 777 "soothsayers and astrologers" by profession.' (Vol. ii. pp. 209-10.) While they are wondering at those hereditary ..."

7. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1839)
"Alexander enter s Babylon, In spite of the sinister predictions of the Magi and other soothsayers. H' there forms the plans of several ..."

8. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin, Robert Lynam (1836)
"... in spite of the sinister predictions of the Mntf and other soothsayers. H. there forms the plans of several ..."

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