Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To portend; prophesy.

Part of speech: noun

A prognostic; presentiment; an omen.

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Usage examples "presage":

  1. And it had been really a subconscious presage of such an outbreak that had brought him back to the camp of Mukair Ibn Zarrarah. - "The Shadow of the East", E. M. Hull.
  2. I have always been oppressed by a feeling that the events of the ball were a sinister omen, but it is very evident now that it was he whom the presage indicated." - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.
  3. No presage of mind weighed upon Callon to- night, however, during his short stay in Frances Millingham's house. - "The Truants", A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason.