foretoken


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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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Quite serendipitously, it is also a foretoken of the new Koll, an emerging company which much of the real estate world has yet to see.
Cage allegedly turned up for the trip in jeans torn above the knee - a foretoken of a fashion that would spread much later.
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").
This wandering leads to Savva's encounter with the devil and foretokens both the aimlessness and the grim outcome of his longer adventure journey.