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foretell

  
  ( foretells    3rd person present)   ( foretelling    present participle)   ( foretold    past tense & past participle  ) If you foretell a future event, you predict that it will happen.  
LITERARY      verb  
...prophets who have foretold the end of the world.      V n, Also V that/wh  
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foretell

  
  
adumbrate, augur, bode, forebode, forecast, foreshadow, foreshow, forewarn, portend, predict, presage, prognosticate, prophesy, signify, soothsay, vaticinate     (rare)  

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