• (verb-transitive): To show in advance; prefigure.

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  • (verb): foretell by divine inspiration

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  • To foreshow these is not prophecy, but prognostication.

  • “And did the candle prognosticate, I mean foreshow his death?”

  • Ruby looked about at the sky for any marks of cloud or air or light that might foreshow the weather, and what they told was snow and gathering cold.

  • I behold the day-break, I foreshow, that the sun, is about to rise.

  • For all things were done by Thy servants; either to show forth something needful for the present, or to foreshow things to come.

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