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fawr tel

  • v  foreshadow or presage
  • v  make a prediction about; tell in advance
  • v  indicate by signs

  • The second thing: yes, it is weird that the original 1980s comic book, an updating of the Guy Fawkes tale ("Remember, remember, the 5th of November"), should so eerily foretell the .
  • Finding their interpretation intractable, he consults a renowned professor (Jan Rubes), who suggests that the dreams "foretell the demise of the dreamer.
  • Among those supposed powers is the Nostradamus-like ability to prophesize, to foretell future events.

  • Winston Churchill in Jamaica Gleaner
    Asked to explain the chief qualifications of a politician, Sir Winston Churchill said, "It's the ability to foretell what will happen tomorrow, next month and next year and to explain afterward why it didn't happen."
  • Carlos Gutierrez in TODAYonline
    The elections results foretell what may be greater challenges to those in the US who believe in more open global markets,Gutierrez said in a speech to an American Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Shanghai. "Some of the key economic issues...
  • Peter Thiel in Methuselah Foundation
    Mr. Thiel commented "Rapid advances in biological science foretell of a treasure trove of discoveries this century, including dramatically improved health and longevity for all. I'm backing Dr. de Grey, because I believe that his revolutionary...

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