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Enemies exulted, foretelling an early dissolution of the feeble bands which held the dangerous Colony together.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
By a certain principle understood, the omen was regarded as foretelling good or evil.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
Auspicium was properly the foretelling of future events from the inspection of birds; augurium from any omen or prodigy whatever.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
Jeanne at Domremy was acquainted with a prophecy foretelling that France would be ruined by a woman and saved by a maiden.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
But he believed in foretelling events by means of the stars, in which he did not differ from other princes of his time.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
As Jeanne's deeds became known, predictions foretelling them came to be discovered.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
Sir Walter Scott thought bargaist to be the German bahrgeist, the spirit of the bier, alluding to its presence foretelling death.
TRADITIONS, SUPERSTITIONS AND FOLK-LORECHARLES HARDWICK
Their prophets claim the power of foretelling future events, and are frequently consulted therefor.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 1HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
The piaces profess to have the power of foretelling the future and raising spirits.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 1HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
Prophet′ic, -al, pertaining to a prophet: containing prophecy: foreseeing or foretelling events.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FORETELLING

  • anticipating
  • auguring
  • conjecturing
  • divining
  • foreboding
  • foretelling
  • guessing
  • portending
  • presaging
  • prognosticative
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