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Word: portend

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


More Vocab Words

::: qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
::: dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
::: guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
::: bucolic - rustic; pastoral
::: absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
::: convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
::: precise - exact
::: limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
::: bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
::: odyssey - long, eventful, adventurous journey