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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An early limited awareness of something yet to occur.

Usage examples (30)
  • (through consciousness of deserving it), has it even now, that is, the foretaste of it.
  • Reply Obj. 1: That manifestation of Christ's birth was a kind of foretaste of the full manifestation which was to come.
  • It sends in foretaste of the wrath to come!
  • All this was now Janvier’s task, and Maigret was enjoying a kind of foretaste of his existence in the days of his retirement. for more
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