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foretastes

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plural of foretaste

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somewhat formal a small or short experience of something that will not be fully experienced until later
  • The sudden cold snap gave us a foretaste of winter.
  • These layoffs are only a foretaste of what's to come.

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“Foretastes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/foretastes. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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