2012년 10월 3일 수요일

Dic: portent

noun. (cf. portend: verb)


  1. a sign or indication of a future event, esp a momentous or calamitous one; omen
  2. momentous or ominous significance: ex) a cry of dire portent 
  3. a miraculous occurrence; marvel


  1. An indication of something important or calamitous about to occur; an omen.
  2. Prophetic or threatening significance: ex) signs full of portent.
  3. Something amazing or marvelous; a prodigy
.... COLLINS, The American Heritage

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