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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

::: prong - pointed projecting part
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::: foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
::: pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
::: reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
::: conflagration - great fire
::: exclaim - cry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory
::: tribunal - court of justice
::: sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
::: nugatory - worthless; futile