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synonyms for omens

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

Owing to their strange appearance, comets were to the ancients omens of calamity.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
I have sinned against thee; I had wilfully avoided thy warning omens, led on by an irresistible destiny and by a proud heart.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
Besides he was the first traveller I met after those good omens; he was neither blind nor lame; assuredly therefore he was bunij.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
The guests arrived before the hour of sunrise, and even then the omens had been already taken.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
Men spake low of many other dreams and omens of divers kinds, and the bulk of them were of ill import.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
The whole march of Nezahualpilli's army had been marked by the occurrence of many omens of evil.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
Never before had I known a time so subtly, viciously, confidently to withhold its omens.
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
The Tarascos, like most of the other Nahua nations, were warned by omens of their future subjection to a foreign power.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
His birth was surrounded by all manner of signs and omens, we are told.
THE NECESSITY OF ATHEISMDR. D.M. BROOKS
A dangerous campaign lay before him, and the omens—but pshaw!
THE LION'S BROODDUFFIELD OSBORNE
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