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au·gur

 (ô′gər)
n.
1. One of a group of ancient Roman religious officials who foretold events by observing and interpreting signs and omens.
2. A seer or prophet; a soothsayer.
v. au·gured, au·gur·ing, au·gurs
v.tr.
1. To predict, especially from signs or omens; foretell. See Synonyms at foretell.
2. To serve as an omen of; betoken: trends that augur change in society.
v.intr.
1. To make predictions from signs or omens.
2. To be a sign or omen: A smooth dress rehearsal augured well for the play.

[Middle English, from Latin; see aug- in Indo-European roots.]

au′gu·ral (ô′gyə-rəl) adj.
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augural

adjective
Of or relating to the foretelling of events by or as if by supernatural means:
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