forebode

Part of speech: verb

To foretell.

Part of speech: verb

To be an omen of; presage.

Part of speech: verb

To have a premonition of.

Part of speech: verb

To foretell; prognosticate.

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Usage examples "forebode":

  1. Hence under doubtful skies forebode we can The coming tempests, hence both harvest- day And seed- time, when to smite the treacherous main With driving oars, when launch the fair- rigged fleet, Or in ripe hour to fell the forest- pine. - "The Georgics", Virgil.
  2. The sounds outside seemed to forebode a gathering for a desperate rush, and in his heart he felt all the terrors of awful anticipation. - "Alice of Old Vincennes", Maurice Thompson.
  3. Visionaries have their time; the revolution they forebode will have its time also. - "Secret Societies And Subversive Movements", Nesta H. Webster.