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Vocabulary Word

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

::: hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
::: umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
::: delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
::: exiguous - small in amount; minute
::: quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
::: trite - hackneyed; commonplace
::: visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
::: expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.