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Synonyms for foretoken

a phenomenon that serves as a sign or warning of some future good or evil

Synonyms for foretoken

an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come

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The Lakkhana-sutta of the Digha-nikaya even goes so far as to relate the Buddha's possession of all four assemblies of disciples to one of his thirty-two superior bodily marks, which according to tradition are embodiments of a Buddha's virtues and foretokens at his birth of his being destined to become a fully awakened teacher.
The following textual analysis examines the ghostly presence of the urban "specter" in "Delta Autumn," which, as the root of the word from the Latin term specere meaning "to look, see" implies, reveals itself through visible foretokens of change ("Specter").
Each year, we look for foretokens of emerging technology to provide a heads-up on what's likely to shine or shatter as the next year unfolds.