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forebode (fohr BOHD) (verb), forebodes; foreboded; foreboding
1. To indicate the likelihood of something taking place: Joe's harsh words with his wife foreboded a bad relationship.
2. To have a premonition of a future misfortune: The arguments between the captain of the ship and the crew foreboded a difficult voyage which actually resulted in a mutiny of the crew.
3. To prophesy or to predict: If the fortune teller foreboded correctly, Jim will inherit a fortune next year.
4. To give a warning that something dangerous is about to happen: The black clouds in the sky are foreboding a severe storm.
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