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au•gur



Pronunciation: (ô'gur), [key]
n.
1. one of a group of ancient Roman officials charged with observing and interpreting omens for guidance in public affairs.
2. soothsayer; prophet.

v.t.
1. to divine or predict, as from omens; prognosticate.
2. to serve as an omen or promise of; foreshadow; betoken: Mounting sales augur a profitable year.

v.i.
1. to conjecture from signs or omens; predict.
2. to be a sign; bode: The movement of troops augurs ill for the peace of the area.

au•gur



Pronunciation: (ô'gur), [key] Western U.S.

v.i.
to argue, talk, or converse.

n.
an excessively talkative person.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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