Sentence Examples

  • It's a bad omen of things to come.
  • Inviolate, from "health, well-being," or from "good-omen," "augury."
  • By the powers of the Quadruple Alliance this event was regarded as of the most sinister omen, and the question was even raised of a fresh armed intervention in France under the terms of the secret treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle.
  • (v.) In other cases the tie that binds the subject of divination with the omen-giving object is sympathy.
  • During his confinement by Tiberius a like omen had been interpreted as portending his speedy release, with the warning that should he behold the same sight again he would die within five days.