forbode

verb
for·​bode

less common spelling of

transitive verb

1 : to have an inward conviction of (something, such as a coming ill or misfortune) … she looked eagerly in his face, not quick to forebode evil, but unavoidably conscious that the state of the family had changed …— Nathaniel Hawthorne

2 : foretell, portend Such dark clouds forebode a storm.

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