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fore·shad·ow

 (fôr-shăd′ō)
tr.v. fore·shad·owed, fore·shad·ow·ing, fore·shad·ows
To present an indication or a suggestion of beforehand; presage: hostilities that foreshadowed all-out war.

fore·shad′ow·er n.

foreshadow

(fɔːˈʃædəʊ)
vb
(tr) to show, indicate, or suggest in advance; presage
foreˈshadower n

fore•shad•ow

(fɔrˈʃæd oʊ, foʊr-)

v.t.
to show or indicate beforehand; prefigure.
[1570–80]
fore•shad′ow•er, n.
fore•shad′ow•ing, n.

foreshadow


Past participle: foreshadowed
Gerund: foreshadowing

Imperative
foreshadow
foreshadow
Present
I foreshadow
you foreshadow
he/she/it foreshadows
we foreshadow
you foreshadow
they foreshadow
Preterite
I foreshadowed
you foreshadowed
he/she/it foreshadowed
we foreshadowed
you foreshadowed
they foreshadowed
Present Continuous
I am foreshadowing
you are foreshadowing
he/she/it is foreshadowing
we are foreshadowing
you are foreshadowing
they are foreshadowing
Present Perfect
I have foreshadowed
you have foreshadowed
he/she/it has foreshadowed
we have foreshadowed
you have foreshadowed
they have foreshadowed
Past Continuous
I was foreshadowing
you were foreshadowing
he/she/it was foreshadowing
we were foreshadowing
you were foreshadowing
they were foreshadowing
Past Perfect
I had foreshadowed
you had foreshadowed
he/she/it had foreshadowed
we had foreshadowed
you had foreshadowed
they had foreshadowed
Future
I will foreshadow
you will foreshadow
he/she/it will foreshadow
we will foreshadow
you will foreshadow
they will foreshadow
Future Perfect
I will have foreshadowed
you will have foreshadowed
he/she/it will have foreshadowed
we will have foreshadowed
you will have foreshadowed
they will have foreshadowed
Future Continuous
I will be foreshadowing
you will be foreshadowing
he/she/it will be foreshadowing
we will be foreshadowing
you will be foreshadowing
they will be foreshadowing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been foreshadowing
you have been foreshadowing
he/she/it has been foreshadowing
we have been foreshadowing
you have been foreshadowing
they have been foreshadowing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been foreshadowing
you will have been foreshadowing
he/she/it will have been foreshadowing
we will have been foreshadowing
you will have been foreshadowing
they will have been foreshadowing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been foreshadowing
you had been foreshadowing
he/she/it had been foreshadowing
we had been foreshadowing
you had been foreshadowing
they had been foreshadowing
Conditional
I would foreshadow
you would foreshadow
he/she/it would foreshadow
we would foreshadow
you would foreshadow
they would foreshadow
Past Conditional
I would have foreshadowed
you would have foreshadowed
he/she/it would have foreshadowed
we would have foreshadowed
you would have foreshadowed
they would have foreshadowed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.foreshadow - indicate by signsforeshadow - indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news"
threaten - to be a menacing indication of something:"The clouds threaten rain"; "Danger threatens"
bespeak, betoken, indicate, signal, point - be a signal for or a symptom of; "These symptoms indicate a serious illness"; "Her behavior points to a severe neurosis"; "The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued"
foreshow - foretell by divine inspiration

foreshadow

verb predict, suggest, promise, indicate, signal, imply, bode, prophesy, augur, presage, prefigure, portend, betoken, adumbrate, forebode Sales figures foreshadow more redundancies.

foreshadow

verb
To give an indication of something in advance:
Translations

foreshadow

[fɔːˈʃædəʊ] VTanunciar, presagiar

foreshadow

[fɔːrˈʃædəʊ] vtannoncer

foreshadow

foreshadow

[fɔːˈʃædəʊ] vt (liter) → presagire, far prevedere
References in classic literature ?
Not only is my client in no way responsible for the loss, but he distinctly foreshadowed the very thing that caused it.
From that point, all the main events of the story are purposely foreshadowed before they take place -- my present design being to rouse the reader's interest in following the train of circumstances by which these foreseen events are brought about.
And there rises up before me all that was there foreshadowed, and I see visions of Damon and Pythias, of life-saving crews and Red Cross nurses, of martyrs and leaders of forlorn hopes, of Father Damien, and of the Christ himself, and of all the men of earth, mighty of stature, whose strength may trace back to the elemental loins of Lop-Ear and Big-Tooth and other dim denizens of the Younger World.
It must be confessed that this ingenious interpretation of the dream in the light of newly discovered evidence did not wholly commend itself to the son's more logical mind; he had, for the moment at least, a conviction that it foreshadowed a more simple and immediate, if less tragic, disaster than a visit to the Pacific Coast.
Your honor, in our remarks at the opening of this trial, we foreshadowed our purpose to prove that our client did this fearful deed while under the influence of a blind and irresponsible delirium produced by drink.
At last, one afternoon, she arrived very late, with her face so desperately pale and her eyes so desperately red, that Raoul resolved to go to all lengths, including that which he foreshadowed when he blurted out that he would not go on the North Pole expedition unless she first told him the secret of the man's voice.
Maule's well, all this time, though left in solitude, was throwing up a succession of kaleidoscopic pictures, in which a gifted eye might have seen foreshadowed the coming fortunes of Hepzibah and Clifford, and the descendant of the legendary wizard, and the village maiden, over whom he had thrown Love's web of sorcery.
As she applied herself to set the tea-things, Joe peeped down at me over his leg, as if he were mentally casting me and himself up, and calculating what kind of pair we practically should make, under the grievous circumstances foreshadowed.
A pinch of his baggy throat, between the fingers and thumbs of both hands, foreshadowed a cleaner end; and yet I could look at him; nay, it was more than I could do not to look upon that bloodless face, with the two dry blots upon the parchment, that were never withdrawn from mine.
The change in the weather, foreshadowed overnight, had come.
President Donald Trump voices support for Roy Moore, the Alabama Republican Senate candidate dogged by accusations of sexual misconduct, during a rally that foreshadowed themes for next year's midterm elections.
The Tea Party movement foreshadowed Donald Trump's winning the US presidential race.