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divine in Folklore topic

divinedivine2 verb  1 [transitive] literaryGUESS to discover or guess somethingdivine that Somehow, the children had divined that he was lying.2 [intransitive]RF to search for underground water or minerals using a Y-shaped stick a divining rod (=the stick used for this)diviner noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
divineTogether they divined for Charlie's talent.He had apparently divined from my expression that I was not prepared.They divined the contents of sealed envelopes by the simple expedient of opening the staples at the other end of the envelope.Money experts now begin the tricky business of divining the fate of the economy.Spoken words were not crucial because people should be able to divine the next move.No one in the twenties could have divined this over-arching design, nor did Pound suppose that anyone would.You can still divine water with a rod and be an agnostic.Others will divine whether the Martins were lucky hobbyists or party stooges.divine thatWith the uncanny prescience of children, they had divined that he was a fake.I divined that they spoke of the woman who was on trial for her life in Geneva on the morrow.