Definition of foreshadow in English:

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foreshadow

Pronunciation: /fɔːˈʃadəʊ/

verb

[with object]
Be a warning or indication of (a future event): other new measures are foreshadowed in the White Paper
More example sentences
  • It establishes a mood and foreshadows future events.
  • What then is the picture of the world in the mind of this child, and how does it foreshadow the future events of the story?
  • Two events foreshadow a significant change in the fortunes of marriage and family in Australia.
Synonyms
augur, presage, portend, prognosticate, foreshow, foretell, indicate, suggest, signal, herald, forewarn, warn of, promise, point to, anticipate
literary forebode, foretoken, betoken, harbinger
rare prefigure

Words that rhyme with foreshadow

shadow

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