foretaste


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a limited or anticipatory experience

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an early limited awareness of something yet to occur

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Already the heat was sufficient to give me a foretaste of the hereafter.
Yes--if the life of earth is a foretaste of the life of hell.
She had turned aside from both of them--she had retired to a distant part of the library The first bitter foretaste of what was in store for her when she faced the world again had come to her from Horace
London was but a foretaste of this nomadic civilization which is altering human nature so profoundly, and throws upon personal relations a stress greater than they have ever borne before.
It was neither the season nor the hour when the Park had frequenters; and it is likely that the young lady, who was seated on one of the benches at the side of the walk, had merely obeyed a sudden impulse to sit for a while and enjoy a foretaste of coming Spring.
Their rule had been rough, but strong and just in the main, and a higher standard was beginning to be set up; in fact, there had been a short foretaste of the good time which followed some years later.
His free hand went to my throat, and in that moment I knew the bitterest foretaste of death earned by one's own idiocy.
Let the friend be the festival of the earth to you, and a foretaste of the Superman.
This breeze, which has travelled from the regions towards which I am advancing, gives me a foretaste of those icy climes.
This entrance into the open air had a foretaste of drowning; a slimy dampness enveloped her, entered her nostrils, clung to her hair.
The quietness that came over me was like a foretaste of annihilation.
Crawling forth, from day to day, to some green sunny spot, they have had such memories wakened up within them by the sight of the sky, and hill and plain, and glistening water, that a foretaste of heaven itself has soothed their quick decline, and they have sunk into their tombs, as peacefully as the sun whose setting they watched from their lonely chamber window but a few hours before, faded from their dim and feeble sight
Come, then," said Stephen, going toward the piano, and giving a foretaste of the tune in his deep "brum-brum," very pleasant to hear.
For that will be the tone after marriage, it's a foretaste of it.
TWO former leading politicians have clashed on whether the UK should remain in the European Union, giving a foretaste of the arguments which will rage ahead of a referendum on membership.