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The Divine Comedy an epic poem, by Dante (c. 1309–20) describing his spiritual journey through Hell and Purgatory (with Virgil as guide) and finally to Paradise (with Beatrice as guide).

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divine

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 82 words.

align, assign, benign, brine, chine, cline, combine, condign, confine, consign, dine, divine, dyne, enshrine, entwine, fine, frontline, hardline,

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divine

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 82 words.

align, assign, benign, brine, chine, cline, combine, condign, confine, consign, dine, divine, dyne, enshrine, entwine, fine, frontline, hardline,

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divine

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 27 words.

make out as by supernatural insight; practice divination. XIV. ME. devine — (O)F. deviner, f. devin DIVINE ,

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divine

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 112 words.

The Divine Comedy an epic poem, by Dante (c. 1309–20) describing his spiritual journey through Hell and Purgatory

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divine

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 76 words.

[LME]

Divine ‘godlike’ came via Old French from Latin divinus, from divus ‘godlike’ (related to deus ‘god’, source of

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divine

Overview page.

The Divine Comedy an epic poem, by Dante (c. 1309–20) describing his spiritual journey through Hell and Purgatory (with Virgil as guide) and finally to Paradise (with Beatrice as guide).

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divining

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

The use of hand-held hazel sticks, pendulums, copper wires, etc., to detect the presence of groundwater. When groundwater is present the hand-held instrument is reputed to move or twitch....

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Divine Commands

Robert Merrihew Adams.

in Finite and Infinite Goods

June 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 15995 words.

This chapter defends a divine command theory of obligation, proposing God as the one whose requirements are good enough to define morally binding obligations. It discusses (1) the history...

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divining <i>adj</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 9 words.

dɪˈvǝɪnɪn, -ɪŋ

sp diuining1

> ill-, true-divining

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Divine Anthropology

Samuel Morris Brown.

in In Heaven as It Is on Earth

January 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 12326 words.

This chapter explores the relationships between the Mormon Chain of Belonging and Smith's “divine anthropology,” his belief that humans, Gods, and angels are members of a species of eternal...

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