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foretells

verb
present tense third-person singular of foretell

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to tell of or describe beforehand
  • a 16th-century astrologer who, some claim, accurately foretold 20th-century events

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“Foretells.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/foretells. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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