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noun as in auspice

noun as in forewarning

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There may have also been some foreshadowing of how the agency can get back some of the emissions reductions it’ll lose when it pulls out the fee.

He tested it in 1796 on his gardener’s son, which is a bit of a foreshadowing.

It’s an argument I’m sympathetic to, given just how powerful the foreshadowing of Kendall being trapped in some way has been all season.

From Vox

Often, it’s a foreshadowing of when political change is coming.

Perhaps it was a bit of foreshadowing since, after Slovakia broke from the Czech Republic, all kinds of hell broke loose.

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In a bit of foreshadowing, he repeated that opinion in November.

“The spoon was a tool for foreshadowing,” the Facebook page explains.

In a foreshadowing of things to come, I learned that Africa is always changing.

The rise of the yeoman class in Britain was particularly critical in foreshadowing the evolution of America.

We often joke that Willa was less a name, and more foreshadowing.

In that book his grandfather and father are represented as foreshadowing the greatness of their descendant.

No less striking is His touching reference to the dark days coming, the first distinct foreshadowing of the Cross.

Men have sometimes a foreshadowing of what will come to pass without distinctly seeing it.

But there is a wondrously clear foreshadowing of that tremendous cross scene in the earliest page of this old Book.

There certainly was at present no foreshadowing of the coming separation, in his daughter's face.


On this page you'll find 397 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to foreshadowing, such as: divinatory, fatidic, fatidical, mantic, ominous, and oracular.

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