Word of the Day

Posted: November 24, 2014 in Uncategorized
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Portent
[pawr-tent, pohr-]
noun
1.

an indication or omen of something about to happen, especiallysomething momentous.
2.

threatening or disquieting significance:

an occurrence of dire portent.
3.

a prodigy or marvel.
Origin:
1555-65; < Latin portentum sign, token, noun use of neuter of portentus,past participle of portendere to portend
Taken from Dictionary.com
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