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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PREMONITION

His premonition that they might be "Rubes" seemed likely to have been well founded.

There was a premonition of his return at the Snow breakfast table.

That you had a premonition that he might come to you for assistance.

I cried, leaping to my feet, a premonition of what he was about turning me cold with horror.

She flung away from Andre-Louis, as if moved by some premonition of what was coming.

And Pilot O'Malley watched him go with a premonition that he dared not speak.

No one had any theory, any explanation; there had been no warning, no premonition.

I tell you this because I have a premonition that we are to meet again.

He seemed to have had a premonition some days before that death might soon claim him.

It might have been some premonition of that fact which made me say: “But I must have the box too.”

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Anglo-French premunition, Middle French premonicion, from Late Latin praemonitionem (nominative praemonitio) "a forewarning," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin praemonere "forewarn," from prae "before" (see pre-) + monere "to warn" (see monitor (n.)).

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