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Word: premonitory

Definition: serving to warn


Sentences Containing 'premonitory'

By some fishermen his approach is regarded as premonitory of the advance of the great sperm whale.

More Vocab Words

::: passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
::: collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
::: compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
::: alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
::: gainsay - deny
::: cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
::: contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
::: kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
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::: unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb