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And they augur badly for the overall effort, revealing the deep level of distrust the Turkish president harbors for the West.

This is a trend that does not augur well for a Paul candidacy.

The three elections were all about the same thing—hope for this new future the Obama coalition seemed to augur, or fear of it.

Though fraudulent inducement does not ordinarily augur well, it worked.

The pope's comment that he wouldn't 'judge' gay priests seemed to augur a new era of inclusiveness from the church.

The return of these men, if indeed they were responsible for the condition of the man upstairs, might augur further evil for him.

Here is a short-handled augur, to make a hole for the saw to go through.

The mode in which the title was acquired did not augur well for the justice or the morality which was to reign there.

This, however, proves a certain delicacy of feeling, and such traits lead me to augur all that is good.

I augur no good for him, said Madame Germeuil, who breathed more freely since the face had withdrawn from the gate.


On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to augur, such as: diviner, forecaster, harbinger, herald, oracle, and prognosticator.

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