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prophesy (v.)

"speak by divine inspiration, foretell future events," mid-14c., prophecein, prophesein, from Old French profeciier, prophecier (13c.), from prophecie (see prophecy). The noun and verb spellings were not fully differentiated until 18c. Related: Prophesied; prophesying. Other verb forms in Middle English were prophetise (mid-14c., from Old French profetisier and Latin prophetizare), prophet (mid-15c.).

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Definitions of prophesy from WordNet

prophesy (v.)
predict or reveal through, or as if through, divine inspiration;
Synonyms: vaticinate
prophesy (v.)
deliver a sermon;
Synonyms: preach
From wordnet.princeton.edu