foreshowing

foreshowing

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  • foreshowing — n. foretelling, foreshadowing, making predictionsv. show beforehand; predict by divine inspiration; prognosticate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Boding — Bod ing (b[=o]d [i^]ng), a. Foreshowing; presaging; ominous. {Bod ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bodingly — Boding Bod ing (b[=o]d [i^]ng), a. Foreshowing; presaging; ominous. {Bod ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forerunner — Fore*run ner, n. 1. A messenger sent before to give notice of the approach of others; a harbinger; a sign foreshowing something; a prognostic; as, the forerunner of a fever. [1913 Webster] Whither the forerunner in for us entered, even Jesus. Heb …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Omen — O men, n. [L. omen, the original form being osmen, according to Varro.] An occurrence supposed to portend, or show the character of, some future event; any indication or action regarded as a foreshowing; a foreboding; a presage; an augury. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ominous — Om i*nous, a. [L. ominosus, fr. omen. See {Omen}.] Of or pertaining to an omen or to omens; being or exhibiting an omen; significant; portentous; formerly used both in a favorable and unfavorable sense; now chiefly in the latter; foreboding or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ominously — Ominous Om i*nous, a. [L. ominosus, fr. omen. See {Omen}.] Of or pertaining to an omen or to omens; being or exhibiting an omen; significant; portentous; formerly used both in a favorable and unfavorable sense; now chiefly in the latter;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ominousness — Ominous Om i*nous, a. [L. ominosus, fr. omen. See {Omen}.] Of or pertaining to an omen or to omens; being or exhibiting an omen; significant; portentous; formerly used both in a favorable and unfavorable sense; now chiefly in the latter;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Portension — Por*ten sion, n. The act of foreshowing; foreboding. [R.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Premonstration — Pre mon*stra tion, n. [L. praemonstratio.] A showing beforehand; foreshowing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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