Bodeful Bode"ful, a. Portentous; ominous. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • bodeful — index ominous, portentous (ominous), prophetic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bodeful — adj. portending; being a sign or omen …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bodeful — bode·ful …   English syllables

  • bodeful — ˈbōdfəl adjective Etymology: bode (III) + ful : portentous, ominous …   Useful english dictionary

  • ominous — I adjective adverse, alarming, augurial, auspicial, baleful, bodeful, dangerous, dark, depressing, dire, direful, disastrous, dismaying, dispiriting, disquieting, disturbing, divinatory, fatidic, fatidical, fear inspiring, fearful, forbidding,… …   Law dictionary

  • portentous — I (eliciting amazement) adjective amazing, astonishing, breathtaking, exceptional, extraordinary, great, inconceivable, incredible, indescribable, marvelous, memorable, miraculous, notable, noteworthy, novel, out of the ordinary, outstanding,… …   Law dictionary

  • prophetic — I adjective alarming, augural, bodeful, clairvoyant, divinatory, divinus, farseeing, farsighted, fateful, fatidic, fatidical, fatidicus, fatiloquent, foreboding, forecasting, foreknowing, foreseeing, foresighted, foretelling, forewarning,… …   Law dictionary

  • apocalyptic — Synonyms and related words: Biblical, Gospel, Mosaic, New Testament, Old Testament, apostolic, augural, auguring, bad, baleful, baneful, betraying, black, bodeful, boding, canonical, dark, dire, direful, disclosing, disclosive, divinatory,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bad — Synonyms and related words: OK, abhorrent, abominable, abomination, ace high, ailing, alarming, amiss, apocalyptic, arrant, atrocious, atrocity, bad for, bad smelling, badly, baleful, bane, baneful, bang up, barfy, base, befoulment, below par,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • baleful — Synonyms and related words: apocalyptic, bad, baneful, bitchy, black, bodeful, boding, corroding, corrosive, corrupting, corruptive, counterproductive, cussed, damaging, dark, deadly, deleterious, detrimental, dire, direful, disadvantageous,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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