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Today's Word "augury"

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augury \AW-gyuh-ree\ (noun) - 1 : The art or practice of foretelling events; divination. 2 : An omen; prediction; prognostication; indication of the future.

"Pauline's new work is a bleak monument to a conflict that is remembered now mainly as an augury of World War II."

 

Augury is from Latin augurium, from augur, a soothsayer.

 

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