Definition of Portended

1. Verb. (past of portend) ¹



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Definition of Portended

1. portend [v] - See also: portend

Portended Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Portended

portcluse
portcluses
portcrayon
portcrayons
portcullis
portcullises
porte-cochere
porte-monnaie
porte cochère
porte cochères
ported
portegue
portegues
portemonnaie
portend
portended (current term)
portending
portends
portension
portensions
portent
portentive
portentous
portentously
portentousness
portents
porteous
porter
porter's beer
porterage

Literary usage of Portended

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1. The Grecian History: From the Earliest State to the Death of Alexander the Great by Oliver Goldsmith (1826)
"... but he brought forward some Egyptian soothsayers, w'ho assured the army, " That the moon portended calamities not to the Greeks, but the Persians. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Comprising the History, Institutions by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"Nor was that saying false, for it portended the rupture of the people, and the deposition of him who caused it (ie Nestorius). ..."

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