How to use Portent in a sentence

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  • Images of Christ, of the Virgin and saints have achieved many a similar miraculous portent.

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  • This month I start my journalistic career ' was saluted as the great portent of joy to come.

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  • Such a portent must be studied with unwearied industry and patience.

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  • I just hope the reduced number of routes this year is not a ominous portent for 1990.

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  • The old Greek statues moved of themselves, shook their spears, kneeled down, spoke, walked, wept, laughed, winked, and even bled and sweated, - a mighty portent.

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  • The barghest was essentially a nocturnal spectre, and its appearance was regarded as a portent of death.

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  • In the last local election, Labor's support increased by less than 1% - hardly a good portent.

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  • Lydgate passed as a portent of learning, and, according to Bale, he pursued his studies not only at both the English universities but in France and Italy.

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  • Phlegon may have had grounds for dating the Bithynian earthquake in that year, and have brought the dateless portent into connexion with the dated one.

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  • Of course, the key point for socialists concerns how to understand the portent of these positive developments.

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  • I find it interesting that so many seem to be of the ' demon dog ' and ' death portent ' kind.

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  • The army of the portent's, commanded by Colonel Bartolome Mitre, was defeated at Cepeda by the confederate forces under Urquiza, and Buenos Aires agreed to re-enter the confederation (November 11, 1859).

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