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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An omen or foreboding, especially of evil.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An omen; a prognostic; a foreboding premonition; presentiment.
  • noun Prediction; prophecy of evil.
  • Foreboding; ominous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Foreshowing; presaging; ominous.
  • noun A prognostic; an omen; a foreboding.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An omen, a prediction of disaster, a portent.
  • adjective portending, ominous
  • verb Present participle of bode.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a feeling of evil to come

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