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Word: presage

Definition: foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen


Sentences Containing 'presage'

More recently, with a somewhat more literal interpretation, the sketch has come to be seen as a presage of the furry fandom.
Some of their other recordings, such as "We Gonna Pitch A Boogie Woogie", more clearly presage the later rhythms of rock and roll.
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