But of course no such “prophetic sight” or “spiritual glance,” as Villard also imagined it, carried that far from the scaffold.
They were a “prophetic minority,” said Newfield, “the best young this nation will produce for generations.”
In fact, Rev. Dr. King was clear that pastors had a prophetic calling, and not a political and partisan one.
After all, his prophetic 1932 novel Brave New World had long before predicted a society enslaved by the drug soma.
Strangely, none of these failed predictions have bankrupted the prophetic project.
He has himself recorded the date of his call to the prophetic office.
He has the prophetic eye which sees what a wonderful creature she must become.
And so, indeed, in these prophetic pages, it is predicted of the enigmas of the last days.
In spite of all this, there has been progress which is prophetic of the future.
His deep, sunken eye, beneath his overarched brow, denoted the prophetic—it might almost be said the inspired—mind within.
late 15c., from Middle French prophétique (15c.) and directly from Late Latin propheticus, from Greek prophetikos "pertaining to a prophet, oracular," from prophetes (see prophet). Related: Prophetical (mid-15c.); prophetically.