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The moon is known as the “snow moon,” but won’t be a harbinger of too many flakes.

Wardle, of First Draft, said Facebook’s new willingness to be aggressive on several fronts would be the harbinger for similar confrontations all over the world.

The power failures that have hobbled Texas have prompted warnings that they are a harbinger of national disasters to come and dramatically illustrate the need to upgrade all of America’s electrical systems.

The current predicament with Wall is a harbinger of this trouble.

The question surrounding its debut was what sort of price it could secure given its rising losses and operating cash burn, and whether it would prove attractive enough to serve as a positive harbinger for yet-private SaaS startups.

One generation and then another grew up with Chubby as the happy harbinger of summer.

In fact the vanishing sea is a warning: a harbinger of the long feared war over water in Central Asia.

Whether this three-day system is a harbinger of seasonal weather changes is uncertain.

And as such, it bears closer inspection, if only because it may be a harbinger of conservative attacks to come.

May have been a harbinger of November contests… in pointlessness and cost.

For months the public organs, issued in Spanish and dialect, persistently denounced it as a harbinger of ruin to the Colony.

It is the beginning of desires, the beginning of life, the dawn of a beautiful summer day, harbinger of the sunrise.

In general, the atmosphere is tranquil, but occasionally a stormy agitation is the harbinger of a change.

Harbinger leaned forward to the grate, and began to pound the coal with the poker in a way that bespoke embarrassment.

Within the following year Mr. Campbell died, and the always welcome Millennial Harbinger ceased its monthly visits.


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to harbinger, such as: omen, portent, precursor, augury, forerunner, and foretoken.

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