augur

“awe-grr” | /ˈɔː.ɡə/

n – A diviner who foretells events by the behavior of birds or other animals, or by signs derived from celestial phenomena, or unusual occurrences.

“The king was not interested in the prophecy of doom foretold by an augur. His kingdom army was the strongest in the land.”

v – To foretell events; to exhibit signs of future events.

“Diminishing gas prices augur a high amount of road travel on the upcoming holiday.”

Borrowed from Latin augur, of uncertain origin; akin to augurō (“interpret omens”).

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