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Word: betoken

Definition: signify; indicate; be a sign of


Sentences Containing 'betoken'

The brigandish guise which the Canaller so proudly sports; his slouched and gaily-ribboned hat betoken his grand features.
``No, sire, for that would only betoken for us seven years of plenty and seven years of scarcity; and with a king as full of foresight as your majesty, scarcity is not a thing to be feared.''

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