foreshadow foreshadow  /fɔr ˈʃæ doʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (v) indicate by signs

Usage(s):

  1. Occasional gasoline shortages this summer would merely foreshadow inevitable and worse dislocations next winter.
  2. However, in an August 2007 Cleveland Plain Dealer article, Moss seemed to foreshadow his troubles in Trinity.
  3. They foreshadow but don't quite yet embody the wealth and power that accompany their role as the new demiurges of the online world.

News

  1. Lil Snupe Rap Lyrics Seemed To Foreshadow His Violent Death

    Lil Snupe made no effort to hide the fact that he came from a rough upbringing and associated with a rough crowd. So when the 18-year-old rapper was gunned down last week in Louisiana, it was a tragedy but not entirely a surprise. In fact, even his mentor Meek Mill seemed to imply that Lil... Read more » Lil Snupe Rap Lyrics Seemed To Foreshadow His Violent Death is a post from: The Inquisitr
    on July 1, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. How Mad Men’s sixth season killed its star

    Back in April, when Mad Men was primed to begin its penultimate season, the only question that lingered in my mind was, “What will the first shot be?” Not the first shot of liquor, not the first shot one character took at another, but the first exposure of light, the first image of the year. Matthew Weiner is known to foreshadow things to come in his first image of a season, and this year was no ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Detroit Metro Times

  3. With Oregon done, Miami case up next

    Now that Oregon has received its punishment from the NCAA, the Miami case is the next major one on the docket to be decided. Some may wonder whether the rulings in the Oregon case foreshadow what could happen when the Hurricanes hear from the NCAA. First, the NCAA is completely and utterly unpredictable. No one case is treated the same, nor do the penalties issued seem to follow a uniform ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

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Quotes

  1. "I think it's ideal for elite swimmers to have that technology. I mean we can't stand back in the foreshadow and let the other countries get ahead of us," said Fraser, who won Olympic gold in the 100 metre freestyle in the 1956, 60 and 64 Games....
    on Apr 8, 2008 By: Dawn Fraser Source: The Age

  2. "Naturally, we are aware that there are people in Papua who would like to come to Australia and I can assure you that that's part of our decision making," Dr Nelson told reporters in Darwin. "But we are not going to foreshadow to people who...
    on Apr 4, 2006 By: Brendan Nelson Source: The Age

  3. "This is barely a scratch at the challenge we have coming," council member Dave Neumann said. "I'm saying that not to get everybody upset, but to foreshadow the toughness we have before us."
    on May 27, 2009 By: Dave Neumann Source: Dallas Morning News

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