Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of augury.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • No, I still didn't look up the word "auguries" but I imagine it means the various and diverse occasions of innocence.

    A New Respect for William Blakes' Auguries of Innocence

  • [32] This is not quite an accurate definition, as "auguries" were also obtained from other animals and from celestial phenomena (e.g. lightning), etc.

    Bygone Beliefs

  • I hope I am proved wrong, but the auguries for policy innovation are not bright.

    When our leaders actually earn their money, fairness will follow | Will Hutton

  • This man, noticing that a number of people were now idling on the path and that the whole force was being held up by a seer who was taking the auguries, asked the seer why they were stopping.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • The tally for 2011 is not complete, but the auguries are ominous.

    Philippines floods: an expected shock

  • As Lucian goes on to relate, the fraudster set himself up in Asia Minor as an oracle—issuing auguries through a hand puppet—and apparently took in everyone from the emperor on down.

    Five Best: Religious Cults In Antiquity

  • If they're to be read, as director Martin Irvine suggested, as auguries of what's to come, put my money on the cliche of "the more things change."

    Familiar favorites: Once more, with feeling

  • This man, noticing that a number of people were now idling on the path and that the whole force was being held up by a seer who was taking the auguries, asked the seer why they were stopping.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • This man, noticing that a number of people were now idling on the path and that the whole force was being held up by a seer who was taking the auguries, asked the seer why they were stopping.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • This man, noticing that a number of people were now idling on the path and that the whole force was being held up by a seer who was taking the auguries, asked the seer why they were stopping.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

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