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herald
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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heralds the coming of...
Definition
a sign that something will happen — especially something important and good

or:

announce or welcome — especially with enthusiasm
  • The third verse of what was supposed to be the Rev. Mr. Wiggin's recessional carol heralded our exit.
    p. 225.3

There are no more uses of "herald" flagged with this meaning in A Prayer for Owen Meany.

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  • "I SAW AN ADVERTISEMENT IN THE SUNDAY BOSTON HERALD," he said.
    p. 351.4
  • Barb Wiggin asked, while the choir continued to herald the birth of "the ever-lasting Lord."
    p. 177.4
  • The Herald Angels Sing" could spare the congregation the indelible image of how the Meanys had obeyed their only son.
    p. 224.7

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