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Word: portend

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


More Vocab Words

::: bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
::: impassable - not able to be traveled or crossed
::: tenacity - firmness; persistence
::: coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
::: venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
::: decoy - lure or bait; V.
::: prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
::: adept - expert at; very skilled
::: plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
::: boon - blessing; benefit; something very helpful