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fawr tayst

  • n  an early limited awareness of something yet to occur

  • But what matters is the saline tang of the location shooting and the acrid foretaste of doom as Ahab sails to his awful destiny, taking his crew and the audience with him on that .
  • There she had a foretaste of the history of the 20th Century.
  • Other proposals, such as a controversial plan to divert water from the Ebro river, have pitted the Catalan capital against farmers and other cities, in a mild foretaste of the .
News & Articles

  • Warsaw mayor's woes signal trouble ahead for Polish PM Tusk
    By Chris Borowski and Pawel Sobczak WARSAW (Reuters) - Residents of the Polish capital fed-up with rising bus fares and snarled-up traffic are campaigning to oust the once-popular mayor, in a foretaste of the electoral price the national government may have to pay for a slowing economy. Opponents of Warsaw mayor Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz say they have gathered enough signatures to force a ...
    June 28, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Winston Churchill in (press release)
    When Neville Chamberlain tried to wish that threat away with appeasement, Churchill said, "This is only the beginning of the reckoning. This is only the first sip, the first foretaste, of a bitter cup which will be proffered to us year by year -...
  • Roman Herzog in Reuters
    I'm afraid we're seeing the foretaste of a pensioner democracy: the number of older people is rising, and all parties are paying disproportionate attention to them,Roman Herzog, who was president between 1994 and 1999, told the daily Bild.
  • Josef Hickersberger in
    Of course we were disappointed because our good performance wasn't rewarded but it was a perfect foretaste for Euro 2008,Hickersberger said at a news conference.

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