"presages" in the noun sense
a foreboding about what is about to happen
2. omen, portent, presage, prognostic, prognostication, prodigy
a sign of something about to happen
"he looked for an omen before going into battle"
"presages" in the verb sense
1. bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict
indicate, as with a sign or an omen
"These signs bode bad news"
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