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synonyms for forewarning

  • feeling
  • foreboding
  • foreshadowing
  • omen
  • portent
  • premonition
  • prescience
  • presentiment
  • warning
  • writing on the wall
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How to use forewarning in a sentence

It is a shock to a man to be wrenched, without forewarning, from the groove in which his life has been gliding for twenty years.
GRIFB. L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
For in that day a sneeze was not merely 333 the little explosion of tickled surfaces or a forewarning of a slight cold.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
He had not the slightest forewarning of the great 10 jolt that was soon to come to himself and his comrades out of the atmosphere.
THE MOTOR BOAT CLUB AND THE WIRELESSH. IRVING HANCOCK
I will not engage you without forewarning you of the terrible things you may have to encounter during the winter night.
A BOOK OF GHOSTSSABINE BARING-GOULD
Father Underhill felt quite guilty in not forewarning his wife of the conspiracy, but one evening she mistrusted.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD NEW YORKAMANDA MILLIE DOUGLAS
We had forewarning of this the day we arrived, when the field in front of us was full of smoking holes.
BATTERY E IN FRANCEFREDERIC R. KILNER
Its discordant voice is, next to the cry of the owl, regarded as the most dismal forewarning.
THE DELIGHT MAKERSADOLF BANDELIER
A superstitious forewarning of this sort was a weakness new to her in her experience of herself.
THE BLACK ROBEWILKIE COLLINS
He did not, however, glide out of the harbour without forewarning of the gale that was rising for his destruction.
THE REAL SHELLEY, VOL. II (OF 2)JOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON
His companions kept remonstrating with and forewarning him of a catastrophe, which in his case never occurred.
THE LIFE OF ISAAC INGALLS STEVENS, VOLUME I (OF 2)HAZARD STEVENS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FOREWARNING

  • admonition
  • caution
  • cautionary reminder
  • forewarning
  • monition
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