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portend
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The Age of Innocence
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  • "Ah—don’t I remember her in it!" said Mr. Jackson; adding: "Poor girl!" in the tone of one who, while enjoying the memory, had fully understood at the time what the sight portended.

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  • I fear the election results portend greater violence in the region.
  • Few heeded the sign, and not even Bilbo yet had any notion of what it portended.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring

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