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Verb: foreshadow  for'sha-dow
  1. Be a sign of something to come, esp. something important or bad
    "These signs foreshadow bad news";
    - bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken [archaic], augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict, foretoken

Derived forms: foreshadowed, foreshadows, foreshadowing

Type of: bespeak, betoken [archaic], indicate, point, signal

Encyclopedia: Foreshadow