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  • nounomen
  • nounpatronage

synonyms for auspice

  • augury
  • foreshadowing
  • harbinger
  • portent
  • prognostication
  • sign
  • warning
See also synonyms for: auspices
  • aegis
  • sponsorship
  • advocacy
  • backing
  • guidance
  • protection
  • support
  • patronization
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How to use auspice in a sentence

This form of divination, so well known to the Romans, is still kept in remembrance by the use of the words augury and auspice.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 5 (OF 7) -- NOTES TO THE CANTERBURY TALESGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Love had been a star of evil auspice for the women of the Medici family!
ISABELLA ORSINIFRANCESCO DOMENICO GUERRAZZI
But if you wish to make sure whether it is a good auspice or a bad, you kill the spider and count its legs.
CSAR OR NOTHINGPO BAROJA BAROJA
Now with good auspice urged along, with mutual minds they love and are beloved.
THE CARMINA OF CAIUS VALERIUS CATULLUSCAIUS VALERIUS CATULLUS
From thence, "Tencro duce et auspice Tencro," I will try to find out my little dairy.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
Auspice, aw′spis, n. an omen drawn from observing birds: augury—generally used in pl.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
My little heroine, Jerry Carroway, is engaged as their factotum, and every auspice is favorable.
MARY ANERLEYR. D. BLACKMORE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO AUSPICE

  • auspice
  • boding
  • forerunner
  • foretoken
  • forewarning
  • harbinger
  • herald
  • portent
  • precursor
  • presage
  • prognostication
  • promise
  • prophecy
  • sign
  • token
  • warning
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.