prescient

Part of speech:

Foreknowing.

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Usage examples "prescient":

  1. The weather was for the most part divinely beautiful, so tenderly and evenly cool and warm, with a sort of lingering fondness in the sunshine, as if it were prescient of the fogs so soon to blot it. - "London Films", W.D. Howells.
  2. Sometimes, as I ran my fingers through Lil's sweet red curls, I thought of that remark and sighed great gusts of contentment and marveled that my friend Dan had been so prescient. - "Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom", Cory Doctorow.
  3. Forth flew the bellying sails Beyond the prows, despite the ropes that dared Resist the tempest's fury; and for those Who prescient housed their canvas to the storm, Bare- masted they were driven from their course. - "Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars", Lucan.