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January 22nd, 2019

Word of the Day 01/22/19 Auspicate

Auspicate (verb)
auspicate [aw-spi-keyt]


verb (used with object), aus·pi·cat·ed, aus·pi·cat·ing.
1. to initiate with ceremonies calculated to ensure good luck; inaugurate.

Related Words for auspicate
signify, prefigure, prophesy, portend, foreshadow, augur, presage, anticipate, figure, apprehend, forewarn, prognosticate, divine, divulge, forecast, forebode, call, announce, tell, disclose

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Origin: 1595–1605; < Latin auspicātus consecrated by auguries (past participle of auspicārī ), equivalent to auspic- (stem of auspex) + -ātus -ate

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