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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To give a hint or suggestion of what will happen in the future.

Usage examples (36)
  • There were many clues in the book that served to foreshadow the climax of the story.
  • Those restrictive terms foreshadow potential future restrictions on and tiering of their book search services.
  • Think of these as warnings .... or maybe as those notes in classical music that 'foreshadow' a theme that comes later in the play.
  • Did Garrido ` s past foreshadow a monster in the making? for more
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