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With a prevision that something was wrong, he said a word of adieu to Mrs. Ashton, went down, and met the man outside.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
So the curious prevision of the future which had come over them all at 'Uncle Marmy's gates' was actually fulfilled.
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
Prevision proposes to effect some one thing instead of another, and seems to fear that that which it desires might not occur.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
If the divinity acted thus, then indeed would He have had recourse to prevision, and consequently, to reasoning.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
We should have expected a green dress to agree with the prevision; but it was Sabbato Santo.
GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO, A BIOGRAPHICAL STUDYEDWARD HUTTON
Nick had a prevision of the spirit in which his mother at least would now receive hollow compliments from Beauclere.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
Was there any prevision of what the night would bring forth in the mind of Thomas Godolphin?
THE SHADOW OF ASHLYDYATMRS. HENRY WOOD
However paradoxical such a prevision may seem at first, it has a fundamental element of truth.
CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN NOVELISTSSERGE PERSKY
The appointment of these runners shows his wonderful prevision—that foresight which on many occasions alone saved him.
STANLEY'S ADVENTURES IN THE WILDS OF AFRICAJOEL TYLER HEADLEY AND WILLIAM FLETCHER JOHNSON
Again, when she endows Ulysses with forecast in an emergency, it is only another statement for his mental prevision.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 31, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO PREVISION

  • apocalypse
  • augury
  • cast
  • divination
  • forecast
  • foretelling
  • oracle
  • presage
  • prevision
  • prognosis
  • prognostication
  • revelation
  • second sight
  • soothsaying
  • vision
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