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Word: portend

Definition: foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning


More Vocab Words

::: uproarious - marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny
::: niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
::: vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
::: embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
::: imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
::: discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
::: luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
::: ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
::: reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
::: exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry