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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A sign of something about to happen.

Usage examples (38)
  • Many bright comets appear without much warning and this unpredictability led to them being regarded as portents of disaster in historic times.
  • The portent is described with great force and subtlety.
  • Is the new design a good portent from the new management team? blog comments powered by Disqus
  • Always the portent was a shadow behind their interest and amiability and jealousy. for more
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