Foresight related

portend
(v)
por-TEND
Meaning

indicate a future event before it happens; indicate ahead of time that something is going to happen

1st Sample Sentence

All the indications portend that the Liberal party will win next week's federal election.

Root

por pro (forth, forward)#tendere (to stretch, extend) (Latin)

Mnemonics

port + end; how do you know its the end of the port, by the red sign board which says "Port Ends" When we reached the port's end (sea port) we saw some dead bodies, which gave a sign that something bad was going to happen.

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