au•gurPronunciation: (ô'gur), [key]
one of a group of ancient Roman officials charged with observing and interpreting omens for guidance in public affairs.
to divine or predict, as from omens; prognosticate.
to serve as an omen or promise of; foreshadow; betoken: Mounting sales augur a profitable year.
to conjecture from signs or omens; predict.
to be a sign; bode: The movement of troops augurs ill for the peace of the area.
au•gurPronunciation: (ô'gur), [key] Western U.S.
to argue, talk, or converse.
an excessively talkative person.
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