Harbinger

  • 1 Harbinger — Éditeur Dreamcatcher Interactive Développeur Silverback Entertainment Date de sortie États Unis : 26 février 2003 France : octobre 2003 Genre RPG (hack’n’slash) Mode de jeu …

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  • 2 Harbinger — (Lyla Michaels) es un personaje ficticio de DC Comics creado a principios de los años 80. Ella y su asociado, el Monitor, realizaron varias pequeñas apariciones en distintos cómics DC hasta 1985, cuando comenzó la Crisis en Tierras Infinitas… …

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  • 3 Harbinger — Harbinger …

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  • 4 Harbinger — Har bin*ger, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Harbingered} (h[add]r b[i^]n*j[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Harbingering}.] To usher in; to be a harbinger of. Thus did the star of religious freedom harbinger the day. Bancroft. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 harbinger — [här′bin jər] n. [ME herbergeour (with intrusive n ) < OFr herbergeor, provider of lodging < herberge, a shelter < Frank (or OHG) heriberga, shelter for soldiers < heri, army (see HARRY) + berga, a shelter < bergan, to protect: see …

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  • 6 Harbinger — Har bin*ger (h[add]r b[i^]n*j[ e]r), n. [OE. herbergeour, OF. herbergeor one who provides lodging, fr. herbergier to provide lodging, F. h[ e]berger, OF. herberge lodging, inn, F. auberge; of German origin. See {Harbor}.] 1. One who provides… …

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  • 7 harbinger — I noun announcer, annunciator, antecursor, augur, augury, auspice, courier, crier, forerunner, foretoken, forewarning, herald, informer, intelligencer, messenger, omen, portent, praenuntius, precursor, premonitory sign, presage, proclaimer,… …

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  • 8 harbinger — (n.) late 15c., herbengar one sent ahead to arrange lodgings (for a monarch, an army, etc.), alteration of M.E. herberger provider of shelter, innkeeper (late 12c.), from O.Fr. herbergeor, from herbergier provide lodging, from herber lodging,… …

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  • 9 harbinger — *forerunner, precursor, herald …

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  • 10 harbinger — [n] indication augury, forerunner, foretoken, herald, messenger, omen, portent, precursor, sign, signal; concepts 74,284,529 …

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  • 11 harbinger — ► NOUN ▪ a person or thing that announces or signals the approach of something. ORIGIN originally denoting a person who provides or goes ahead to find lodging: from Old French herbergere, from an obsolete Low German dialect word meaning shelter… …

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  • 12 Harbinger — A harbinger is a sign of things to come. Throughout history and literature, harbingers and omens figure prominently, and are responsible for major decisions which have altered the course of both.If legend were fact, Christianity and Western… …

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  • 13 harbinger — /hahr bin jeuhr/, n. 1. a person who goes ahead and makes known the approach of another; herald. 2. anything that foreshadows a future event; omen; sign: Frost is a harbinger of winter. 3. a person sent in advance of troops, a royal train, etc.,… …

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  • 14 harbinger — [[t]hɑ͟ː(r)bɪnʤə(r)[/t]] harbingers N COUNT: usu N of n Something that is a harbinger of something else is a sign that it is going to happen. [LITERARY] The November air stung my cheeks, a harbinger of winter. Syn: herald …

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  • 15 harbinger — UK [ˈhɑː(r)bɪndʒə(r)] / US [ˈhɑrbɪndʒər] noun [countable] Word forms harbinger : singular harbinger plural harbingers literary a sign that something will happen soon, often something bad …

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  • 16 harbinger — /ˈhabɪndʒə/ (say habinjuh) noun 1. someone who goes before and makes known the approach of another. 2. that which foreshadows a future event; an omen: *She then writes the three words that are the harbinger of the sinister days to come …… …

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  • 17 harbinger — I. noun Etymology: Middle English herbergere, from Anglo French, host, from herberge camp, lodgings, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German heriberga Date: 14th century 1. archaic a person sent ahead to provide lodgings 2. a. one that… …

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  • 18 harbinger — 1. noun /ˈhɑː(ɹ).bɪn.dʒə(ɹ),ˈhɑːɹbɪndʒɚ/ A person or thing that foreshadows or foretells the coming of someone or something. Syn: herald, omen, premonition, sign, signal, prophet 2. verb /ˈhɑː(ɹ).bɪn.d …

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  • 19 harbinger — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. omen, sign, forerunner, precursor. See prediction. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. forerunner, herald, indication, sign, signal; see also messenger , signal . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD)… …

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  • 20 harbinger — har|bin|ger [ˈha:bındʒə US ˈha:rbındʒər] n literary or formal [Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: herbergere host , from herberge place you stay at ] a sign that something is going to happen soon harbinger of ▪ These birds are considered to… …

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