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Word: harbinger

Definition: forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)


Sentences Containing 'harbinger'

He created stark atmospheric contrast moving from the storm on the left to the happy harbinger of the rainbow on the right.
In a harbinger of what was to follow, Trethowan's final months at the BBC saw the Thatcher government dissatisfied with what it saw as the corporation's insufficiently patriotic coverage of the Falklands War.
T-Bird Gang is a 1959 American film directed by Richard Harbinger.
The development of Harbor Place on the Downtown Baltimore waterfront in 1980 near the then vacant Inner Harbor steamship docks was the harbinger of commercial and residential waterfront development on industrial lands in Baltimore.
The distressing sorrows and suffering of the masses pulled him down to the plains, and to them he became a harbinger of peace and succour.
The Jews of Babylon would even for the first time, write prayers in a language other than Hebrew such as the Kaddish, written in Judeo-Aramaic, a harbinger of the many languages Jewish prayers would come to be written in such as Greek, Arabic, and Turkish in the diaspora.
Zatanna stars in the four-issue mini series, Smallville: Harbinger.
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