Definitions for portentˈpɔr tɛnt, ˈpoʊr-
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omen, portent, presage, prognostic, prognostication, prodigy(noun)
a sign of something about to happen
"he looked for an omen before going into battle"
Something that portends an event about to occur, especially an unfortunate or evil event; an omen.
A portending; significance; as, a howl of dire portent.
Something regarded as portentous; a marvel; prodigy.
that which portends, or foretoken; esp., that which portends evil; a sign of coming calamity; an omen; a sign
Origin: [L. portentum. See Portend.]
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