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augur:

see omenomen,
sign or augury believed to foreshadow the future. Almost any occurrence can be interpreted as an omen. The typical omen was a natural phenomenon, such as a meteor, an eclipse, or the flight of birds.
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augur

(in ancient Rome) a religious official who observed and interpreted omens and signs to help guide the making of public decisions
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de Treville, which proved to be in the Rue du Vieux-Colombier; that is to say, in the immediate vicinity of the chamber hired by D'Artagnan--a circumstance which appeared to furnish a happy augury for the success of his journey.
Chromis, and Ennomus the augur, led the Mysians, but his skill in augury availed not to save him from destruction, for he fell by the hand of the fleet descendant of Aeacus in the river, where he slew others also of the Trojans.
"I accept the augury, Monsieur d'Herblay; but nothing shall prevent me, nothing shall stop me.
While welcoming MQM to Punjab he said that its inclusion in main stream national politics was a happy augury for better inter-provincial harmony and national solidarity.
There were other political events, around the time of her birth, which seemed like an augury for her forthcoming tumultuous political life.
The book is divided in chapters dealing with particular forms of magic and divination, including diagnostic techniques used in curing rituals, bird augury, spells, use of magical oils etc.
LAHORE -- Acting Ameer of the Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Liaqat Baloch, has welcomed the talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban as a happy augury and said this would help establish peace in the region.
Dove, Michael R., 1996, Process versus product in Bornean augury: a traditional knowledge system's solution to the problem of knowing.
LAHORE -- Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Srajul Haq, has felicitated the nation over the national consensus achieved on the Pak China Economic Corridor project and said this was a happy augury for the national development.
He said that it was a good augury for the forthcoming elections that, for the first time in the history of the country, the Chief Election Commissioner had already been appointed with consensus of the Opposition.
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The augury and omens have not been manufacturing their predictions after all!