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divine

adjective  us   /dɪˈvɑɪn/

divine adjective (GODLIKE)

[not gradable] connected with or like God or a god: divine love

divine adjective (VERY GOOD)

infml extremely good or pleasing: The dessert was simply divine.
divinely
adverb [not gradable]  us   /dɪˈvɑɪn·li/
divinely inspired truth
divinely
adverb  us   /dɪˈvɑɪn·li/
infml She sings divinely.

divine

verb [T]  us   /dɪˈvɑɪn/

divine verb [T] (GUESS)

to guess something, or to discover something without being told about it: [+ that clause] I divined from his grim expression that the news was bad.
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