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foretelling


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foretell  \Fore*tell"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Foretold};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Foretelling}.] 
  To  predict;  to  tell  before  occurence  to  prophesy;  to 
  foreshow. 
 
  Deeds  then  undone  my  faithful  tongue  foretold.  --Pope. 
 
  Prodigies,  foretelling  the  future  eminence  and  luster 
  of  his  character.  --C. 
  Middleton. 
 
  Syn:  To  predict;  prophesy;  prognosticate;  augur. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  foretelling 
  n  1:  a  statement  about  the  future  [syn:  {prediction},  {forecasting}] 
  2:  prophecy  by  supernatural  means  [syn:  {divination},  {soothsaying}, 
  {fortune  telling}] 




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