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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Definitions for mantic

  1. Of or pertaining to divination.
  2. Having the power of divination.

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Citations for mantic
"She spent some evenings secretly working to expand the ever-present taint of the mantic sight still trapped within her." Barb Hendee, J. C. Hendee, In Shade and Shadow
"It is these mantic responses that alert the intelligence to the presence of something that calls for interpretation." M. R. Wright, Andrew Barker, Reason and Necessity: Essays On Plato's Timaeus
Origin of mantic
1580-1590
Mantic stems from the Greek mantikos, "of a soothsayer."