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Definitionindicate by signs that something is going to happen — especially something bad
- I did remark, to be sure, that mounting the stairs made her breathe very quick; that the least sudden noise set her all in a quiver, and that she coughed troublesomely sometimes: but I knew nothing of what these symptoms portended, and had no impulse to sympathise with her.Chapter 6 (10% in)
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