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augur

noun

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  1. one who predicts future events or developments ancient Roman augurs who predicted the future by reading the flight of birds Synonyms prophet, diviner, forecaster, foreseer, foreteller, fortune-teller, futurist, prognosticator, prophesier, seer, soothsayer, visionaryRelated Words prophetess, sibyl, wisewoman; mystic, oracle; astrologer, crystal gazer, palmist, rhabdomancer; Cassandra, doomsayer, doomsdayer, Jeremiah

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augur

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of augur

  1. 1 to show signs of a favorable or successful outcome the extended interview augurs well for your acceptance into that law school Synonyms bode, forebode (also forbode), promiseRelated Words forecast, foretell, predict, presage, prognosticate, prophesy; forewarn, warn; anticipate, divine, foreknow, foresee; betoken, foreshadow, harbinger, portend, prefigure, presignify; indicate, signify; allude, connote, hint, imply, insinuate, intimate, suggest

  2. 2 to tell of or describe beforehand the fortune-teller augured nothing but a series of calamities for me Synonyms foretell, call, forecast, predict, presage, prognosticate, prophesy, read, vaticinateRelated Words alert, caution, forewarn, warn; bode, forebode (also forbode), portend, promise; anticipate, divine, foreknow, foresee; announce, declare, herald, proclaimNear Antonyms describe, narrate, recite, recount, relate, report, tell


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