Word of the Week: Augured

as in: “As the world’s most effective and visible language for approaching suffering and injustice, human rights and their ever expanding currency have augured a new era of international regard for the dignity of the individual person.”

Anker, E. S. (2011).  Elizabeth Costello, Embodiment, and the limits of rights. New Literary History, 42(1), 169-192. doi: 10.1353/nlh.2011.0009

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