Thesaurus / presage
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
There were so many unmistakable signs to presage what was coming that I knew a cannibal feast was about to take place.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
The song is founded upon the story of the aged couple of whom I spoke, and is regarded as a contribution of good presage.
A FANTASY OF FAR JAPANBARON KENCHO SUYEMATSU
Only for a moment could any presage of personal fear cloud the sweet serenity of the Maid's nature.
A HEROINE OF FRANCEEVELYN EVERETT-GREEN
Ominous word at such a moment, but the presage of something darker and more ominous still.
TONY BUTLERCHARLES JAMES LEVER
The most encouraging time for them was from the year 1874 to 1875, when all seemed to presage better days for them.
This apparition appeared every night for a week, and was pronounced by certain wise sages as a presage of pestilence and death.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
From the time of Mr. O'Reilly's leave-taking, the day, notwithstanding its gloomy presage, went over rapidly.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. I (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
The twentieth century dawned with black and lowering skies, presage of storms to come.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
That they had such a mother spoke bad for them, but their coming of such a sire was a still worse presage.
The resignation of Mr. Chase had seemed to not a few leading Republicans a presage of disintegration in the government.
A SHORT LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLNJOHN G. NICOLAY
WORDS RELATED TO PRESAGE
- distress signal
- handwriting on wall
- heads up
- look out
- word to the wise
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