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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An omen or foreboding, especially of evil.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An omen, a prediction of disaster, a portent.
  • adj. portending, ominous
  • v. Present participle of bode.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Foreshowing; presaging; ominous.
  • n. A prognostic; an omen; a foreboding.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • n. a feeling of evil to come

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