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Definitiona feeling that something bad is going to happen
- Pestilence was known to have been foreboded by a shower of crimson light.Chapter 12 -- The Minister's Vigil (68% in)
- 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.Chapter 13 -- Another View of Hester (92% in)
- Yes; their minister whom they so loved—and who so loved them all, that he could not depart heavenward without a sigh—had the foreboding of untimely death upon him, and would soon leave them in their tears.Chapter 23 -- The Revelation of the Scarlet Letter (14% in)
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