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the Prophets

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe Prophetsthe ProphetsRRJthe Jewish holy men whose writings form part of the Old Testament (=first part of the Bible), or the writings themselves prophet
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the ProphetsReliable Among the prophets there are even surprises.In the War of Independence they were the true mass leaders, the prophets of a primitive nationalism.They laid little emphasis on the message of the prophets.Altogether, it was as if the football results were being read by one of the prophets.One by one, the prophets of doom appeared at the podium.No use permitting the prophets of doom to wipe all the smiles away.The cinema, television and computers all prompted the prophets of doom to forecast the demise of the book.
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