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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The practice of reading signs or omens.

Usage examples (41)
  • Linda delved into augury before making plans for her vacation.
  • He hoped it was an augury
  • I hoped the augury was a true one, but there were times when I doubted.
  • Checked "augury" in my 1963 Webster's 7th New Collegiate Dictionary - the very same one I used in college all these years ago. for more
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