Savants were prophesying an eruption and every now and then faint, very faint curls of smoke came out of the crater.
prophesying has always been a risky business, and will not be attempted here.
Jerrys emphatic grumble came like a far-off roll of thunder, prophesying storm.
Uncle Jabez had been prophesying disaster ever since she had known him.
Late in May he left Constantinople, prophesying his speedy reappearance in uniform.
She stared at me as blankly as if she had not been prophesying my doom a little while ago.
Two of the seventy were not with the rest, but nevertheless they got the spirit and were prophesying in the camp.
prophesying, then, is the source of all doctrine and exhortation.
Much of the energy and zeal which had laboured for authority of doctrine was employed for liberty of prophesying.
He'd have been prophesying fire the works before the completion.'
mid-14c., prophecein, prophesein, from Old French prophecier (13c.), from prophecie (see prophecy). The noun and verb spellings were not fully differentiated until 18c. Related: Prophesied; prophesying.