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fore·bod·ing / fôrˈbōding/ • n. fearful apprehension; a feeling that something bad will happen: with a sense of foreboding she read the note. • adj. implying or seeming to imply that something bad is going to happen: when the doctor spoke, his voice was dark and foreboding. DERIVATIVES: fore·bod·ing·ly adv.

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fore·bode / fôrˈbōd/ • v. [tr.] archaic or poetic/lit. (of a situation or occurrence) act as a warning of (something bad): this lull foreboded some new assault upon him. ∎  have a presentiment of (something bad): I foreboded mischief the moment I heard.

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