Word of the Day: Betoken
Betoken is a verb which means to indicate by signs or tokens. It can also mean to presage.
Yet remember: this was the policy for peace. It is an awful flop. It does not betoken strength. Any weakling can call in the generals and then turn ashen as the options drain away. (Guardian)
Companies with obligations that mature by 2012 are issuing a flood of new bonds. Does this betoken pessimism about recovery or wise management? (Business Week)
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