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augur
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Great Expectations
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  • At breakfast-time my sister declared her intention of going to town with us, and being left at Uncle Pumblechook’s and called for "when we had done with our fine ladies"—a way of putting the case, from which Joe appeared inclined to augur the worst.

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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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