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In man there is a premonitory stage; a furious stage, which lasts from about a day to three days; then a final paralytic stage.
The clock uttered its premonitory catch; in five minutes Christmas-day would be among the days of the past—Christmas!
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
He could hear the cadence of them now, beating through his head in premonitory measures.
Behind the horizon line there is a premonitory whispering among the hurricanes.
The clock uttered its premonitory catch; in five minutes 58 Christmas Day would be among the days of the past—Christmas!
Mrs. Lessing was turning over a small saw in her hands, feeling its sharp teeth with a premonitory finger.
RED PEPPER BURNSGRACE S. RICHMOND
They pulled on in silence till Tess, without any premonitory symptoms, burst out crying.
The clock gave out its warning that it meant to strike, in deadly earnest with its long premonitory roll.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
And now a silence fell—a strained, premonitory silence that had in it a hint of imminent tragedy.
'DRAG' HARLANCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
"Seven is just right," said Forbes, with a little premonitory chill at the thought of the probable cost.

WORDS RELATED TO PREMONITORY

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

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nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION