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bodement

[ bohd-muhnt ]
/ ˈboʊd mənt /
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noun
a foreboding or omen; presentiment.
a prophecy or prediction.
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Origin of bodement

First recorded in 1595–1605; bode1 + -ment
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How to use bodement in a sentence

  • As they recovered from the effects of his bodement, the people left the theatre, their minds full of indefinite dread.

    The Fair God|Lew Wallace
  • That clinging mist seemed of evil bodement for our expedition.

    The Roof of France|Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • Upon the whole he was not without a bodement that it would be folly to press on.

    The Well-Beloved|Thomas Hardy
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