Pronunciation: (fôr-bōd', fōr-), [key]
—v., -bod•ed, -bod•ing.
1. to foretell or predict; be an omen of; indicate beforehand; portend: clouds that forebode a storm.
2. to have a strong inner feeling or notion of (a future misfortune, evil, catastrophe, etc.); have a presentiment of.
1. to prophesy.
2. to have a presentiment.
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