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Give warning or promise of; foretell:‘astrologers that future fates foreshow’
- ‘Their extent and clarity are such that they unmistakably foreshow the divine character and mission of Christ.’
- ‘First he had a dream in the night, which foreshowed him truly the evils that were about to befall him in the person of his son.’
- ‘Since, therefore, He was about to be manifested and to suffer in the flesh, His suffering was foreshown.’
- ‘The child playing with its toys foreshows future pleasant plans which will result in tranquility and satisfaction.’
- ‘It not only foreshows the reality of our times but also depicts the reality as a seeming illusion.’
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