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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of bode.

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Examples

  • Despite his relatively mild tone, Treven's expression boded no good for anyone who got in his way.

    Magic's Price

  • Despite his relatively mild tone, Treven's expression boded no good for anyone who got in his way.

    Magic's Price

  • There was still an abundance of light in which to see each other's faces, and George observed that Bodine's expression boded ill.

    The Earth Trembled

  • We had scarce got our head round the South Foreland, when there met us a gale of wind, such as boded ill enough for our quick voyage to Rochelle.

    Sir Ludar A Story of the Days of the Great Queen Bess

  • On top of the broader trends that boded well for the industry, Valassis had a few other factors in its favor.

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  • And several people commented that the crowd was a lot younger this year, which everybody thought boded well for the future.

    Are Science Fiction Conventions Dying?

  • As cities began to expand after the Civil War, the crowded quarters boded ill for health, and the suburbs began to lure city dwellers with promises of fresh air and the pleasures of country living.

    The American Country House | Edwardian Promenade

  • Associated Press Tom Brady The Patriots will face the two New York teams in consecutive weeks—a quirk that has not boded well for the local teams in recent years.

    Patriots Get Two Weeks to Torture New York

  • As cities began to expand after the Civil War, the crowded quarters boded ill for health, and the suburbs began to lure city dwellers with promises of fresh air and the pleasures of country living.

    2009 April | Edwardian Promenade

  • Of course, we adored the movie, so that boded well for our appreciation of the series, too.

    Friday Top 5: SciFi TV to be reimagined

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