foreboder


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fore·bode

 (fôr-bōd′)
v. fore·bod·ed, fore·bod·ing, fore·bodes
v.tr.
1. To indicate the likelihood of; portend: harsh words that foreboded estrangement.
2. To have a premonition of (a future misfortune).
v.intr.
To prophesy or predict.

fore·bod′er n.
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Or a foreboder? Being on an identity card he has always dreamt to possess is, certainly, good news but will the run continue?
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A shadowy style of imitation would be an suitable way of presenting women who, in part, function as ghostly foreboders and companions of death.