augur (n.)

  1. (ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy

    [ Syn: auspex ]

    augur (v.)

  1. indicate by signs; These signs bode bad news

    [ Syn: bode , portend , auspicate , prognosticate , omen , presage , betoken , foreshadow , foretell , prefigure , forecast , predict ]

  2. predict from an omen

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