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herald
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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as in: heralds the coming of... Define
a sign that something will happen -- especially something important and good or: announce or welcome -- especially with enthusiasm
  • The winds of wrath came driving him, and blindly in the foam he fled from west to east and errandless, unheralded he homeward sped.

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  • Her appointment would herald a new emphasis on the environment.
  • The personal computer heralded a new age.

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unspecified meaning
  • I was the herald of Gil-galad and marched with his host.
  • gut on him mighty doom was laid, till Moon should fade, an orbed star to pass, and tarry never more on Hither Shores where mortals are; for ever still a herald on an errand that should never rest to bear his shining lamp afar, the Flammifer of Westernesse.

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as in: heralds the coming of... Define
a sign that something will happen -- especially something important and good or: announce or welcome -- especially with enthusiasm
as in: announced by herald & trumpet Define
a person who announces important news -- especially a king's representative
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