FOREBODE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of forebode
Definition:
v. foretell; tell in advance; indicate likelihood of; portend
Example:
The elevation we forebode is of the soul, not of the body.
Sentence in Classic:
The foreboding of evil that had suddenly come over Rostov was more and more confirmed the farther he rode into the region behind the village of Pratzen, which was full of troops of all kinds.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And a consciousness of this, and a foreboding that Moscow would be taken, was present in Russian Moscow society in 1812.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Steerforth and the rest to work: which is only second, in my foreboding apprehensions, to the time when the man with the wooden leg shall unlock the rusty gate to give admission to the awful Mr.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
This surprising event, coinciding too completely with her meeting with Dorset to be regarded as contingent upon it, had yet immediately struck Lily with a vague sense of foreboding.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
You will rejoice to hear that no disaster has accompanied the commencement of an enterprise which you have regarded with such evil forebodings.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
She paced the floor in her bare feet, her nightgown clinging to her legs and the more she walked the stronger became her foreboding.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Jennings, perhaps satisfied with the partial justification of her forebodings which had been found in their late alarm, allowed herself to trust in his judgment, and admitted, with unfeigned joy, and soon with unequivocal cheerfulness, the probability of an entire recovery.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
Whatever pale fears and forebodings some of them might have felt before; these were not only now kept out of sight through the growing awe of Ahab, but they were broken up, and on all sides routed, as timid prairie hares that scatter before the bounding bison.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
While she remained thus, overcome by her forebodings, the old clock indoors whizzed forth twelve strokes.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Their meat became smeared with blood; their eyes filled with tears, and their hearts were heavy with forebodings.
The Odyssey By Homer Context
Hester could not but ask herself whether there had not originally been a defect of truth, courage, and loyalty on her own part, in allowing the minister to be thrown into a position where so much evil was to be foreboded and nothing auspicious to be hoped.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context