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  • nounpredictor
  • verbpredict; be an omen of

synonyms for augur

  • diviner
  • forecaster
  • harbinger
  • herald
  • oracle
  • prognosticator
  • prophet
  • seer
  • soothsayer
See also synonyms for: augured
  • foreshadow
  • signify
  • foretell
  • presage
  • portend
  • harbinger
  • read
  • prophesy
  • adumbrate
  • forecast
  • herald
  • promise
  • bespeak
  • prognosticate
  • bode
  • call the shots
  • call it
  • crystal-ball
  • figure out
  • have a hunch
  • psych out
  • soothsay
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How to use augur in a sentence

The return of these men, if indeed they were responsible for the condition of the man upstairs, might augur further evil for him.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
Here is a short-handled augur, to make a hole for the saw to go through.
UNDER WELLINGTON'S COMMANDG. A. HENTY
The mode in which the title was acquired did not augur well for the justice or the morality which was to reign there.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
This, however, proves a certain delicacy of feeling, and such traits lead me to augur all that is good.
BEETHOVEN'S LETTERS 1790-1826, VOLUME 1 OF 2LADY WALLACE
I augur no good for him, said Madame Germeuil, who breathed more freely since the face had withdrawn from the gate.
BROTHER JACQUES (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK, VOLUME XVII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
I shall mention only, that in all these ceremonies the astrologer plays the double part of an augur and a family lawyer.
FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
True, it is the higher aim of the two, and I will not pretend to augur any very brilliant success.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 356, JUNE, 1845VARIOUS
Thus now they nod and sigh, and proceed to tell us what they augur for November.
UP AND DOWNEDWARD FREDERIC BENSON
Dæd´alus is also mentioned as the inventor of the axe, plumb-line and augur.
THE STUDENT'S MYTHOLOGYCATHERINE ANN WHITE
Actius Navius was chief Augur, who (as the story saith) admonishing Tarqu.
THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE (VOLUME 1 OF 3)THOMAS BROWNE
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WORDS RELATED TO AUGUR

  • augur
  • bode
  • cloud
  • darken
  • foretell
  • indicate
  • intimate
  • mist
  • obfuscate
  • obscure
  • outline
  • portend
  • sketch
  • suggest
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