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[ sˈɪbɪl], [ sˈɪbɪl], [ s_ˈɪ_b_ɪ_l]

Sibyl is a term that refers to women who were believed to have the ability to see the future or communicate with the gods. Many cultures have their own versions of a sibyl, including the Greek oracles, the Roman prophetesses, and the Celtic seers. While the word sibyl is still commonly used today to describe prophetic women, there are many other synonyms that can be used. Some of these synonyms include prophetess, seeress, fortune-teller, diviner, visionary, and soothsayer. Each of these words has its own unique connotations, but all refer to women with an otherworldly ability to see what lies ahead.

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Sibyls are oracles of Old Testament religions. In particular, the Sibyls of Apollo were oracles of the god Apollo. The first recorded oracle of Apollo was at Delphi in c. 700 BC.

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