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There are also players who didn’t have much of a role last season but managed to showcase their talents in this year’s Summer League — possibly foretelling good things.

Its survival now foretells the fate of the oceans’ ecological health.

On Thursday, Twitter posts and news reports foretold the public’s anxiety that this song would add insult to this week’s shame.

Downgrade teams that exit early from their conference tournamentsThere was a time when winning your conference tournament foretold March Madness success.

There was a mid-1960s spike in college closures that foretold a new era of austerity for which students and parents would pay the price.

All was not well, and how it would end, even this master politician could not foretell.

This year there has been only one fuzzy paparazzi photo of the pair and even it seemed to foretell the end.

The growing theme of anti-establishment sites might just foretell the months ahead.

Human sagacity cannot explain these facts as they exist to-day, much less could it foretell them three thousand years ago.

I can read thought, I can foretell the future, and I can sometimes make things happen fortunately, if I try very hard.

You claim to read minds and foretell the future, and you do not understand that she is fine and honest and utterly admirable!

I cannot remember that either Sakya Muni or any of his followers assumed the power to foretell the future.

The country was on the very brink of a civil war, of which no man could foretell the duration or the result.


On this page you'll find 84 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to foretell, such as: anticipate, augur, foreshadow, portend, prefigure, and presage.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.