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foretell

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of foretell

  1. to tell of or describe beforehand a 16th-century astrologer who, some claim, accurately foretold 20th-century events Synonyms augur, call, forecast, predict, presage, prognosticate, prophesy, read, vaticinate Related Words alert, caution, forewarn, warn; bode, forebode (also forbode), portend, promise; anticipate, divine, foreknow, foresee; announce, declare, herald, proclaim Near Antonyms describe, narrate, recite, recount, relate, report, tell



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