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augur
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • Amongst any other population, or at a later period in the history of New England, the grim rigidity that petrified the bearded physiognomies of these good people would have augured some awful business in hand.

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  • augurs a new era
  • The drifting apart of Belgium’s linguistic communities could augur the end for a country once hailed as a model of compromise and coexistence.
    Time Magazine by Leo Cendrowicz, Dec. 05, 2007  --  A Belgian Divorce?  --  http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1691590,00.html(retrieved 08/06/09)

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