foreshow

transitive verb

Definition of foreshow

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1a : foretell
b : to show beforehand
2 obsolete : betoken, show your looks foreshow you have a gentle heart— Shakespeare

foreshow

noun

Definition of foreshow (Entry 2 of 2)

obsolete

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Transitive verb

foreshower \ "+ə(r) \ noun

History and Etymology for foreshow

Transitive verb

Middle English forshewen, foreshewen, from Old English forescēawian, from fore- + scēawian to show

Noun

fore- + show

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“Foreshow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foreshow. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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