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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (I) Formation of Ideas
Section VI. Extension of Thought
2. To the Future
 
513. Oracle.
 
  
NOUN:ORACLE; prophet, seer, soothsayer, augur, medium, clair-voyant, palmist, fortune teller, prophetess, sibyl, witch, geomancer, haruspice or aruspice, haruspex or aruspex; Sibyl; python, pythoness, Pythia; Pythian oracle, Delphian (or Delphic) oracle; Monitor, Sphinx, Tiresias, Cassandra, Sibylline leaves; oak -, oracle- of Dodona; sorcerer [See Sorcerer]; interpreter [See Interpreter].
  WEATHER PROPHET, weather sharp [slang], weather bureau, Old Probabilities or Old Prob. [humorous nickname for U. S. weather bureau]; Old Moore, Zadkiel.
  
QUOTATION:It is not enough for a prophet to believe in his message; he must believe in its acceptability.—Chesterton

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