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The ClueWhat a prophet reads (4 letter answer)
NotesThe answer OMEN is very common and appears about once every 43 puzzles.
Quest of a haruspex
Sign for the superstitious
Straw in the wind
Black cat, to some
Broken mirror, say
Comet, say, to the impressionable
With "The," G. Peck movie
Grist for a soothsayer's mill
Peck film, with "The": 1976
Sign of things to come
Storm clouds, to some
1976 Gregory Peck film, with "The"
Eclipse, maybe, to primitive peoples
Meteor shooting across the sky, maybe
DefinitionOMEN as a noun:
1. (omen, portent, presage, prognostic, prognostication, prodigy) = a sign of something about to happen; "he looked for an omen before going into battle"
OMAN as a noun:
1. (Oman, Sultanate of Oman, Muscat and Oman) = a strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula; the economy is dominated by oil
OMEN as a verb:
1. (bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict) = indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news"