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Daemon
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portend

(verb) Indicate by signs.

Synonyms: augur, auspicate, bode, foreshadow, omen, presage, prognosticate, predict, prefigure, betoken, forecast, foretell

Usage: Comets, in Western tradition, always portend doom and gloom.
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portend
Definition: (verb) Indicate by signs.
Synonyms: augur, auspicate, bode, foreshadow, omen, presage, prognosticate, predict, prefigure, betoken, forecast, foretell
Usage: Comets, in Western tradition, always portend doom and gloom.
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portend
- augur, auspicate, bode, foreshadow, omen, presage, prognosticate, foretell
- foretoken, bespeak
8BooksOfSengathe
Posted: Monday, December 10, 2018 6:22:34 AM

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Daemon wrote:
portend

(verb) Indicate by signs.

Synonyms: augur, auspicate, bode, foreshadow, omen, presage, prognosticate, predict, prefigure, betoken, forecast, foretell

Usage: Comets, in Western tradition, always portend doom and gloom.



Economic downturns, hardships and instabilities frequently portend
the political downfall of those in power at that time.
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