Examples of augury in a Sentence
a yearbook augury that of all the graduates, he would be the most likely to succeed
some people believe that a broken mirror is an augury of seven years' bad luck
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The horrific aftermath of Hurricane Maria might almost be considered an augury of what that would look like, every day.
That augury led him, a year later, to end all legal sanctions on the public profession of Christianity.
The scene makes for a gruesome tableau, especially because of its intimacy (death often comes in close-up here), and because of the blood that splatters across Dominika, an augury of the lurid, messy violence to come.
These developments—and the company’s prodigious burn rate, an estimated $8,000 per minute—have brought out the three-eyed ravens squawking auguries of doom.
Well, how about an augury of death to top things off: the image of its star, Jennifer Lawrence, burning in flames.
An unexpected blast of solar radiation damages the ship, stirs the crew from their hypersleep, and results in the death of the Covenant’s erstwhile captain inside his malfunctioning sleep pod, an unheeded augury of things to come.
Set in 2019, the play possesses the unsettling chill of a plausible augury.
There were auguries on Wednesday when an email to Mr. Gove from his wife, Sarah Vine, a journalist, was leaked.
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