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alert

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to notify (someone) of imminent danger or risk

to give warning signs of (impending peril)

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warn in advance or beforehand

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There was no room for gesticulation or grace in the delivery of his reply, for the mountain was steep and slippery; and, although the Frenchman had an eye of uncommon magnitude on either side of his face, they did not seem to be half competent to forewarn him of the impediments of bushes, twigs, and fallen trees, that were momentarily crossing his path.
It runs strangely in my head that it must have been some spirit, who, perhaps, might be sent to forewarn us: and who knows but all that matter which he told us, of his going to fight, and of his being taken prisoner, and of the great danger he was in of being hanged, might be intended as a warning to us, considering what we are going about?
I admonish and forewarn ye all," continued the startled Doctor, "that I am a peaceful citizen of the before named Confederacy, or to speak with greater accuracy, Union, a supporter of the Social Compact, and a lover of good order and amity;" then, perceiving that the danger was, at least, temporarily removed, he once more raised his voice to the hostile pitch,--"I charge ye all, therefore, to submit to the laws.
He added that Israeli aggressions against the holy Al-Aqsa Mosque have not stopped, the last of which was the opening of the doors of the holy Al-Aqsa Mosque before extremist Jews which necessitates an urgent Arab, Islamic and international move to stop Israel's breaching the freedom of worship in contravention of international law and heavenly religions which forewarns of a religious war which may ignite the entire region for which the Israeli occupation authorities should bear responsibility .
1872-75, forewarns, by its very title, that vulgar illusionism is out of the picture.