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synonyms for bodings

  • harbinger
  • indication
  • portent
  • premonition
  • augury
  • auspice
  • boding
  • foreboding
  • foretoken
  • presage
  • prognostic
  • prognostication
  • prophecy
  • straw
  • warning
  • bodement
  • writing on the wall
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How to use bodings in a sentence

Portents of disaster and bodings of coming trouble succeeded the famine, for the most part of a very understandable nature.
THE RISE OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIREHECTOR H. MUNRO
Up and down walked Dr. Filhiol a few times, trying to shake off heavy bodings of evil.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
Do not reply to these bodings—they are gone—they seem absurd!
THE LETTERS OF ROBERT BROWNING AND ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT, VOL. 1 (OF 2) 1845-1846ROBERT BROWNING AND ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT
Who was this woman that thus read the secrets of his heart and re-uttered to him the unwelcome bodings of his own soul?
BARCHESTER TOWERSANTHONY TROLLOPE
But I hope your melancholy bodings as to her early death are not well founded.
THE PAPERS AND WRITINGS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VOLUME ONEABRAHAM LINCOLN
So they parted sorrowfully, with oppressed hearts which were filled with bodings.
THE MYSTERIOUS STRANGER AND OTHER STORIESMARK TWAIN
They had been steeped in troubled bodings all this time—their faces showed it.
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
There was a dead silence now; superstitious bodings were in every mind.
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
The elements seemed in unison with my spirit: as if they too had taken their cue from the ill-omened bodings of my Indian oracle!
THE WILD HUNTRESSMAYNE REID
Look up, thou much-injured one, look up with the kindling eye of hope, and prophetic bodings of a noble better time.
SARTOR RESARTUS, AND ON HEROES, HERO-WORSHIP, AND THE HEROIC IN HISTORYTHOMAS CARLYLE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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