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1. foreshadow

verb. ['fɔrˈʃædoʊ'] indicate by signs.

Synonyms

  • betoken
  • bode
  • foretell
  • predict
  • prognosticate
  • threaten
  • foreshow
  • augur
  • forecast
  • portend
  • prefigure
  • indicate
  • bespeak
  • signal
  • omen
  • auspicate
  • presage

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • fore- (English)
  • shadow (English)
  • schadowe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Foreshadow

  • overshadow
  • cuidado
  • colorado
  • mcadow
  • alzado
  • bladow
  • ladow
  • haddow

Example sentences of the word foreshadow


1. Verb, base form
Composers also use theme music to foreshadow or connect different elements of the plot.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Opening scenes typically set the tone and foreshadow significant events.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Narrative writers foreshadow future events using literary devices, such as dialog and symbols.

4. Adjective
Low amounts of cash, falling sales and high levels of debt often foreshadow dividend cuts and bankruptcy.

5. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Place transitional statements at the bottom of the card that foreshadow the information to come.

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