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augury

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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
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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
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straw in the wind

3 the art or practice of foretelling future events by interpreting omens

  • the gift of augury that Nostradamus purportedly possessed
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