augurship

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augur (ˈɔːɡə)
 
n
1.  Also called: auspex (in ancient Rome) a religious official who observed and interpreted omens and signs to help guide the making of public decisions
2.  any prophet or soothsayer
 
vb
3.  to predict (some future event), as from signs or omens
4.  (tr; may take a clause as object) to be an omen (of); presage
5.  (intr) to foreshadow future events to be as specified; bode: this augurs well for us
 
[C14: from Latin: a diviner, perhaps from augēre to increase]
 
augural
 
adj
 
'augurship
 
n

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