HyperDic: portent

English > 1 sense of the word portent:
NOUNeventportent, omen, presage, prognostic, prognostication, prodigya sign of something about to happen
portent > pronunciation
Soundspao'rtehnt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > portent: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningA sign of something about to happen.
Synonymsomen, presage, prognostic, prognostication, prodigy
NarrowerauspiceA favorable omen
death knellAn omen of death or destruction
forebodingAn unfavorable omen
Broaderaugury, sign, foretoken, preindicationAn event that is experienced as indicating important things to come
Spanishagüero, anuncio, augurio, auspicio, premonición, presagio, pronóstico
Catalananunci, auguri, averany, premonició, presagi, prodigi, senyal
Adjectivesportentousominously prophetic
portentousof momentous or ominous significance
Verbsportendindicate by signs

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