Be a warning or indication of (a future event): it foreshadowed my preoccupation with jazz
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- 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.
signal, indicate, signify, mean, be a sign of, suggest, herald, be a harbinger of, warn of, portend, prefigure, presage, promise, point to, anticipate
literary forebode, foretoken, betoken, adumbrate
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