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Word: portend

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


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::: galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
::: prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
::: sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
::: engross - occupy fully; absorb
::: commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
::: apprise - inform
::: jocund - merry
::: syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
::: disparity - difference; condition of inequality; OP. parity
::: morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy