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augury

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of augury

  1. 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 Synonyms of augury auguring, prediction, bodement, cast, forecast, forecasting, foretelling, predicting, presaging, prognosis, prognostic, prognosticating, prognostication, prophecy (also prophesy), soothsaying, vaticinationWords Related to augury foreboding, harbinger, omen, portent, prevision, prospectus, sign; anticipation, foreknowledge; foresight; conjecture, guess, surmise

  2. 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 Synonyms of augury omen, auspice, boding, foreboding, foreshadowing, portent, prefiguring, presageWords Related to augury forerunner, harbinger, herald, precursor; foretaste, hint, inkling, intimation, suggestion; forewarning; forecast, foretelling, prediction, prognostication, prophecy (also prophesy); badge, mark, note, token; divination

  3. 3 the art or practice of foretelling future events by interpreting omens the gift of augury that Nostradamus purportedly possessed Synonyms of augury divinationWords Related to augury astrology, crystal gazing, geomancy, hydromancy, oneiromancy, pyromancy, rhabdomancy



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