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See definition of forerunning on Dictionary.com
  • as inpreceding
  • as inprecede
  • as inpresage
  • as inrank
  • as inpredate
  • as inannounce
  • as inantedate
  • as inherald

synonyms for forerunning

  • introductory
  • previous
  • prior
  • foregoing
  • forward
  • front
  • head
  • lead
  • leading
  • pioneer
  • pioneering
  • above-mentioned
  • above-named
  • aforeknown
  • aforementioned
  • aforesaid
  • ahead of
  • antecedent
  • anterior
  • before
  • erstwhile
  • former
  • heretofore
  • one time
  • other
  • past
  • precedent
  • precursive
  • precursory
  • preexistent
  • prefatory
  • preliminary
  • preparatory
  • prevenient
  • prodromal
  • supra
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antonyms for forerunning

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  • later
  • back
  • inferior
  • last
  • unimportant
  • after
  • below
  • following
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      How to use forerunning in a sentence

      She was gratefully welcoming the forerunning breeze of the cyclone by raising her wings, and was walking sidewise down the hill.
      THE BIOGRAPHY OF A PRAIRIE GIRLELEANOR GATES
      Great news, indeed; and news forerunning a time unheard of in the chronicles of the town.
      THE LADY OF LYNNWALTER BESANT
      Even to the poorest laborer's family comes now something like peace and rest forerunning the intermission of the night.
      BITS ABOUT HOME MATTERSHELEN HUNT JACKSON
      How seemly the foundations through the appropriate sacraments, the forerunning shadow.
      THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
      In this forerunning glow of the sunset, the pasture spread like emerald; for the dry touch of summer had not yet come near it.
      THE VIRGINIANOWEN WISTER
      Strange forerunning instinct of love, which uttered its prophecy in an unknown tongue in an alien country!
      HETTY'S STRANGE HISTORYANONYMOUS
      The forerunning qualm of seasickness was as nothing to this.
      THE CALL OF THE CANYONZANE GREY
      The big shop-windows were full of goods, with here and there the forerunning red-and-green decorations of the coming holidays.
      TO KIEL IN THE 'HERCULES'LEWIS R. FREEMAN
      Imaginative forecast of the future is this forerunning quality of behavior rendered available for guidance in the present.
      CREATIVE INTELLIGENCEJOHN DEWEY, ADDISON W. MOORE, HAROLD CHAPMAN BROWN, GEORGE H. MEAD, BOYD H. BODE, HENRY WALDGRAVE, STUART JAMES, HAYDEN TUFTS, HORACE M. KALLEN
      It was the fate that he expected; he, like so many, had a forerunning assurance of his end.
      JOHN REDMOND'S LAST YEARSSTEPHEN GWYNN
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