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presage
used in Dracula

3 uses
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Definition
serve as a sign of something about to happen — typically something bad
  • Ah, not if you were like me, if sleep was to you a presage of horror!
    Chapter 10 (51% in)
  • A presage of horror!
    Chapter 10 (51% in)
  • Never did bough creak so mysteriously, and never did the far-away howling of dogs send such a woeful presage through the night.
    Chapter 16 (26% in)

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