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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fore·bode v. t. [imp. & p. p. Foreboded; p. pr. & vb. n. Foreboding.]
 1. To foretell.
 2. To be prescient of (some ill or misfortune); to have an inward conviction of, as of a calamity which is about to happen; to augur despondingly.
    His heart forebodes a mystery.   --Tennyson.
    Sullen, desponding, and foreboding nothing but wars and desolation, as the certain consequence of Cæsar's death.   --Middleton.
    I have a sort of foreboding about him.   --H. James.
 Syn: -- To foretell; predict; prognosticate; augur; presage; portend; betoken.