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synonyms for omen

  • harbinger
  • indication
  • portent
  • premonition
  • augury
  • auspice
  • foreboding
  • foretoken
  • presage
  • prognostic
  • prognostication
  • prophecy
  • straw
  • warning
  • bodement
  • writing on the wall
See also synonyms for: omens
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The liquid, it is believed, takes away with it all bad omens and welcomes the next 365 days “clean” of all evil.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IIIYARIEL VALDÉS GONZÁLEZJULY 21, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
There was even a rainbow-y halo around that big moon, another lucky omen if you’re hungry for such things.
I FOUND A RAINBOW AT THE END OF MY HUNT FOR A VACCINE APPOINTMENTSUSANNA SCHROBSDORFFMARCH 28, 2021TIME
Those 43 goals account for just 57 percent of Boston’s total goals scored, a bad omen considering that just one of the past 13 Stanley Cup champions45 scored under 60 percent of their regular-season goals while playing 5-on-5.
WHY CAN’T THE BRUINS SCORE?TERRENCE DOYLEMARCH 23, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
That seems like a bad omen for Newsom — until you consider the special circumstances of this recall effort and the political evolution of California.
CALIFORNIA’S GAVIN NEWSOM WILL LIKELY FACE A RECALL ELECTION — BUT HE’LL PROBABLY SURVIVE ITGEOFFREY SKELLEY (GEOFFREY.SKELLEY@ABC.COM)FEBRUARY 10, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
When a lifetime nomination for the Supreme Court becomes the source of spreading a deadly virus, it should be taken as an omen.
CURE FOR A SICKENING APPOINTMENTHANS JOHNSONOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Although Mayer’s exit in the midst of negotiations seems like a bad omen for TikTok’s future, Zhang says the Microsoft deal is unlikely to be unaffected.
TIKTOK’S MOST VOCAL DEFENDER IS NOW ITS NEW INTERIM CEONAOMI XU ELEGANTAUGUST 27, 2020FORTUNE
Here I am engaged, miss, or as good, to Mr. Capt; and I know what this omen means.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Sloth in women is cured either by vanity or love; though, in vivacious women, it is an omen of love.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
Pelican, bird of ill omen, go to thy hole and hide thy sorry face.'
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Yes, for you have interpreted the omen with which you were favoured, in a very different way from what you should have done.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
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WORDS RELATED TO OMEN

  • assert
  • augur
  • bespeak
  • betide
  • denote
  • express
  • forebode
  • foreshadow
  • foreshow
  • import
  • note
  • omen
  • portend
  • presage
  • show
  • signify
  • symbolize
  • witness
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