augury augury


  • (n) an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come



  1. If the failure of the police to prevent the Marriott bombing is any augury of what is to come, Jakarta may be in for a long, losing season.
  2. One good augury for future negotiations is that the Geneva talks were conducted in a serious spirit.
  3. Making Money!, greets you at the hotel's main entrancean arresting augury for what awaits upstairs.


  • Watch Dunkin' Donuts Customers React To Video Of Rat Romping Through Baked Goods

    Weary New Yorkers were relieved to see a sweet augury of Spring this morning when video surfaced showing a giant rat "going to town" inside a Garment District Dunkin Donuts pastry case, frolicking over the baked goods with joyous abandon. Mother Nature breathes life into the winter-scarred earth once more! [ more › ]        
    on April 3, 2014     Source: Gothamist


  1. "One of the most remarkable things about yesterday was not just the fact of the (power-sharing) institutions being up and running, but also what you might call the atmospherics, which were really good as an augury for the future," Blair said.
    on May 9, 2007 By: Tony Blair Source: Washington Post

  2. "I believe 65 per cent of German manufacturing companies already have a presence in India and another 30 per cent plan to come there. This is a good augury for expanded cooperation between us in future," Singh told a gathering here of top German...
    on Apr 24, 2006 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Hindu

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