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 Meanings and Examples of PRESAGE
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 v.  foretell or predict; indicate or warn of in advance
Classic Sentence:
1  Therewithal many a warning of wizards of old terrifies her with appalling presage.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK FOURTH
2  At this a sudden sign meets their eyes, mighty in augural presage, as the high event taught thereafter, and in late days boding seers prophesied of the omen.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK FIFTH
3  But thee, O mother, overworn old age, exhausted and untrue, frets with vain distress, and amid embattled kings mocks thy presage with false dismay.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK SEVENTH
4  It was not difficult, however, to foretell the result, if any presage could be drawn from the feelings of those who crowded the place.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 23
5  She had heard that note in men's voices often enough to know that it presaged a declaration of love.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
6  In the hospitals during the war she had seen too many faces wearing this pinched look not to know what it inevitably presaged.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LXI
7  Tremendous as these sounds were, and yet more terrible from the awful event which they presaged, there was a sublimity mixed with them, which Rebecca's high-toned mind could feel even in that moment of terror.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
8  The yellow and vapoury sunset which had wrapped up Eustacia from his parting gaze had presaged change.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: 6 Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete
9  The cannonade of the Isle of Re presaged to him the dragonnades of the Cevennes; the taking of La Rochelle was the preface to the revocation of the Edict of Nantes.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 41 THE SEIGE OF LA ROCHELLE
10  Thus, like the sad presaging raven, that tolls.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
Example Sentence:
1  When the weasel and the cat make a marriage, it is a very ill presage.
2  Those black clouds presage a storm.
3  The vultures flying overhead presage the discovery of the corpse in the desert.