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omen
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Catch-22
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  • There was a sinister and unlikely coincidence exposed that was too diabolical in implication to be anything less than the most hideous of omens.
  • He was tormented inexorably by morbid fantasies involving them, by dire, hideous omens of illness and accident.
  • Colonel Cathcart was not superstitious, but he did believe in omens, and he sat right back down behind his desk and made a cryptic notation on his memorandum pad to look into the whole suspicious business of the Yossarians right away.
  • Here was an omen of unmistakable meaning.

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  • He looked for an omen before going into battle.
  • that butterflies were a good omen.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist

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