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OTHER WORDS FROM omenun·o·mened, adjective
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The liquid, it is believed, takes away with it all bad omens and welcomes the next 365 days “clean” of all evil.
There was even a rainbow-y halo around that big moon, another lucky omen if you’re hungry for such things.I Found a Rainbow At the End of My Hunt For a Vaccine Appointment|Susanna Schrobsdorff|March 28, 2021|Time
Those 43 goals account for just 57 percent of Boston’s total goals scored, a bad omen considering that just one of the past 13 Stanley Cup champions45 scored under 60 percent of their regular-season goals while playing 5-on-5.
That seems like a bad omen for Newsom — until you consider the special circumstances of this recall effort and the political evolution of California.California’s Gavin Newsom Will Likely Face A Recall Election — But He’ll Probably Survive It|Geoffrey Skelley (email@example.com)|February 10, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
When a lifetime nomination for the Supreme Court becomes the source of spreading a deadly virus, it should be taken as an omen.
Ancient Romans exchanged gifts of figs and honey and would make sure to work part of the day as a good omen for the coming year.
At times, it seemed Leonard was awaiting a portent or an omen.The Stacks: How Leonard Chess Helped Make Muddy Waters|Alex Belth|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Japan Times on March 6, 2010, reported that in folklore the fish comes to the beach as an omen of an earthquake.Fishy Mystery: Are Beached Oarfish Trying to Tell Us Something?|Kevin Bailey|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The color has also been used to forebode an omen or a threat.
Some view is as an omen of dread, of blood, of war, or of victory.
Here I am engaged, miss, or as good, to Mr. Capt; and I know what this omen means.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Sloth in women is cured either by vanity or love; though, in vivacious women, it is an omen of love.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre
Pelican, bird of ill omen, go to thy hole and hide thy sorry face.'Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
Yes, for you have interpreted the omen with which you were favoured, in a very different way from what you should have done.The Border Rifles|Gustave Aimard
For the sake of the omen she put on before going to sleep the tunica rcta, or rgilla, woven in one piece and falling to the feet.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston