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Word: portend

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


More Vocab Words

::: podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
::: grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
::: flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
::: actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
::: apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
::: indelible - not able to be erased
::: pliable - flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
::: query - inquiry; question; V.
::: pulsate - throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
::: pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)