augury


augury

noun

Definition of AUGURY

1
a declaration that something will happen in the future <a yearbook augury that of all the graduates, he would be the most likely to succeed>
2
something believed to be a sign or warning of a future event <some people believe that a broken mirror is an augury of seven years' bad luck>
3
the art or practice of foretelling future events by interpreting omens <the gift of augury that Nostradamus purportedly possessed>
Synonyms augury

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