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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of presage.

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Examples

  • Those calls presaged what surely will be many more middle-of-the-night wake-ups for Obama as he battles a scourge of stateless brigands and terrorists operating with near impunity across an increasingly interconnected globe.

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  • Other commentators wondered whether Mr. Harper's use of the "G" word presaged Conservative assaults on gays, abortion and women's rights.

    Gates of Vienna

  • Those calls presaged what surely will be many more middle-of-the-night wakeups for Obama as he battles a scourge of stateless brigands and terrorists operating with near impunity across an increasingly interconnected globe.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • The highly cultured people of the world are those who have good taste . . . some things in literature and the arts have always presaged decadence.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • But the operation outside Austin presaged what could prove to be one of the most far-reaching and potentially controversial uses of drones: as a new and relatively cheap surveillance tool in domestic law enforcement.

    Domestic use of aerial drones by law enforcement likely to prompt privacy debate

  • Kemp presaged his political career, and his belief in supply-side economics, when he said of his $5,189 player share for the 1965 title game, "You can't play football forever, so I'm putting my money in securities."

    Bills' AFL glory days came too early to make a Super mark

  • This is entertaining: Michele Amble's push for the legalization of booze on her college campus presaged her fondness for beer companies, from whom she has accepted donations.

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  • The end of "His Conquering Sword" really, really threw me for a loop, because it sort of presaged and paralleled something happening in my own life.

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  • This breathless start presaged a fast, slick and quick-witted offering from Spurs that became the story of the first half as their brand of sweetly-muscular movement and passing left Everton as spectators hoping to somehow force themselves into the contest.

    Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Everton | Premier League match report

  • In the final lines of the his famous Drum Major Instinct speech of 1968, Dr. King presaged his own eulogy saying, I won't have any money to leave behind.

    Rabbi Josh Feigelson: What Would You Sacrifice To Repair The World?

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