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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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.
First sale of the day,’’ said Guna brightly; in India, a day’s first sale is often taken as a bright augury.
The sufferings of children are probably a damned good augury for our problems as a culture.
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Synonymsauguring, prediction, bodement, cast, forecast, forecasting, foretelling, predicting, presaging, prognosis, prognostic, prognosticating, prognostication, prophecy (also prophesy), soothsaying, vaticination
Related Wordsforeboding, harbinger, omen, portent, prevision, prospectus, sign; anticipation, foreknowledge; foresight; conjecture, guess, surmise
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