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Word: premonition

Definition: forewarning; presentiment; foreboding


Sentences Containing 'premonition'

Back in Little Weirwold, Tom has a premonition that something is not right with William.
Following this, Wendy' s fate, along with Kevin's and Julie's following the premonition is unknown.
Grace's premonition was correct because on that very night she and her parents were woken up by a noise that sounded like a firecracker (to her.)
In an alternate ending found on the DVD, Wendy did not receive the premonition and the film ends with the subway barreling straight into her, explicitly showing her death.
Nakoruru, separated in her own bathing area, experiences a premonition of devastation and death of a nearby village.
Shortly after being seated on the coaster, she suffered a premonition of the entire ride derailing and brutally killing her and all the other passengers.
The following year, he moved to the CBS label for his fourth album release, "Song For My Lady", which was followed in 1976 by "Premonition" for the same label.
The French newspaper "Le Monde" said that the attack seemed to confirm "an alarming premonition that has been gaining momentum for a long time: that the verbal and symbolic violence that the most radical right-wing opponents have used in their clash with the Obama administration would at some point lead to tragic physical violence."
The so-called premonition on the part of animals he explained by the hypothesis of a preceding electrical disturbance.
Wendy, Kevin and Julie believe they have managed to escape Death, but five months later, during a chance reunion, Wendy receives another premonition that foretells their deaths in the subway crash.

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