augury


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Synonyms for augury

a phenomenon that serves as a sign or warning of some future good or evil

Synonyms for augury

an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come

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Truetzel, Managing Partner of Augury Capital, "We feel our operating experience in banking can be helpful as they execute their plans.
Reading The Penguin Book of English Verse edited by John Hayward and The Penguin Book of American Verse edited by Jeffrey Moore, which are two volumes abound with the works of greats like Emily Dickinson, William Blake, Earnest Hemingway, Williams Carlos Williams, Emily Bronte in addition to poets, who believed in power of a poet's augury, is quite helpful.
And though that, at least, is now behind us, we all know it's an augury of things to come.
Traditional Iban augury represents, perhaps, our best documented instance.
This family has for long been a rich source of winners, not a few of whom - like Quarter To Five, Kilcarn Gold, Saddle of Gold and The Other Toss - were females, a happy augury for the Belle Vue bitch.
My favorite is Rule IX: "All books and writings dealing with geomancy, hydromancy, areomancy, pyromancy, oneiromancy, chiromancy, necromancy, or with sortilege, mixing of poisons, augury, auspices, sorcery, and magic arts are absolutely repudiated.
In a rue Jacob hotel bedroom I woke up, sweat-drenched, feverish; I observed the wallpaper's mesmerizing, dull pattern, its refusal to serve as reliable augury.
This pleasantly produced edition is a new and welcome contribution to Christine studies, and an excellent augury for the new `Etudes christiniennes' directed by Bernard Ribemont.
The practice of augury, in all likelihood, also dates back to pre-Empire times.
Augury, the work Dendy just choreographed for PNB to the Philip Glass Violin Concerto, has angels as a theme.
Even though stressing his own ability to don a variety of masks, and thus demonstrate his freedom, Priimagi (his name, by the way, translates as "free mountain") still predominantly adopts a tone of augury and prophecy.
For thousands of years, people have been trying to wrest augury out of the weather, and they've always been wrong.
The word that means a sign of something coming, an omen, is augury.
The Company also announces the merger of its Nevada mining and exploration assets, with those of a private American company, Augury Institute (Mr.
LAHORE -- Acting Ameer of the Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Liaqat Baloch, has welcomed the talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban as a happy augury and said this would help establish peace in the region.