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Noun
A literary device whereby an author drops subtle hints about plot developments to come later in the story
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Left dislocation
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An indication of potential or imminent danger
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A prophecy or statement made by an oracle
Adjective
Of great or ominous significance
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Predictive of the future
Verb
Present participle for to presage, or suggest something in advance
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“The lighting and staging of the work foreshadow the tragedy effectively, juxtaposing dark, foreboding scenes with light, flirtatious ones.”
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Present participle for to designate a date earlier than the actual one
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Present participle for to announce the arrival of something
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Present participle for to regard (something) as likely to happen
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Present participle for to predestine or preordain
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Present participle for to be on the verge of transpiring, occurring or happening
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Present participle for suggest or indicate something indirectly or covertly
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