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Word: portend

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


More Vocab Words

::: outlook - point of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook
::: besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
::: flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
::: engulf - surround and swallow up
::: cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
::: plumage - feathers of a bird;
::: overblown - inflated; exaggerated
::: aversion - firm dislike
::: buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
::: vulpine - like a fox; crafty