Word of the Day Archive
Tuesday July 26, 2011
1. Of or pertaining to divination.
2. Having the power of divination.
"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
Mantic stems from the Greek mantikos, "of a soothsayer."