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- adj. prophetic
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to augurs or to augury; betokening; ominous; significant
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to an augur, or to the duties or profession of an augur; of or pertaining to divination; ominous: as, “portents augural,” Cowper.
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Pompey was beside him, absurd in his augural cap and carrying a divining wand.
He not only looked ridiculous in his augural outfit but plainly was embarrassed.
Congrats on having some posts in the augural edition, Cath!
The augural ceremony will held at 1p. m and Barrister Dr. Shahida Jameel will be chief guest of the function.
This in augural lecture was given at 5.30 pm on Wednesday 11th January at the WolfsonLecture Theatre, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, QueenSquare, London.
It is the head of this bird which is represented in the hieroglyphic figures upon the augural staff; at least so it appeared to me whenever I saw the bird displaying its crest.
Caius Cornelius, who had the character of a good augur, the fellow-citizen and acquaintance of Livy, the historian, happened to be making some augural observations that very day when the battle was fought.
"I could enjoin you from augural duties, but you'd still be an augur, Patera Calde."
Lightning four times on the right, and an owl inside the augural place screeching as if being murdered.
He brought in also the augural science of his country, which had been only partially known before.