Synonyms for forewarning

Grammar : Noun
Spell : fawr-wawrn, fohr-
Phonetic Transcription : fɔrˈwɔrn, foʊr-

Définition of forewarning

Origin :
  • early 14c., from fore- + warn. Related: Forewarned; forewarning.
  • noun threat
Example sentences :
  • Some forewarning had been hers when she appealed to her lover for the possession of her children.
  • Extract from : « The Twins of Suffering Creek » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • Then, as if penetrated by a forewarning, I moistened my finger in the water and drew a fish for him.
  • Extract from : « Quo Vadis » by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • It happened that we had a forewarning of what might be expected.
  • Extract from : « The British Expedition to the Crimea » by William Howard Russell
  • He joked about it then, as now, but there was the forewarning of death in it.
  • Extract from : « Hawthorne and His Circle » by Julian Hawthorne
  • How should he use the weapon which Lettice had put into his hand by forewarning him?
  • Extract from : « Name and Fame » by Adeline Sergeant
  • I have a sort of forewarning that I ain't agoing to walk straight into this thing.
  • Extract from : « Dixie Hart » by Will N. Harben
  • Only a Farfan escaped, not without suspicion of forewarning by the rebels.
  • Extract from : « At Last » by Charles Kingsley
  • Only two texts of forewarning and reassuring Scripture, and then the year of grace 1664.
  • Extract from : « Samuel Rutherford » by Alexander Whyte
  • A draft of hot fetid air swept through the corridor, carrying with it the forewarning of unspeakable things to come.
  • Extract from : « Vulcan's Workshop » by Harl Vincent
  • She continued to hoard and to hide, with no misgiving of loss by thief, or by accident; with no forewarning of danger.
  • Extract from : « Idle Hour Stories » by Eugenia Dunlap Potts

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