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presentiment
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Moby Dick
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  • Outward portents and inward presentiments were his.
  • Then, in that contracted hole, sunk, too, beneath the ship’s water-line, Jonah feels the heralding presentiment of that stifling hour, when the whale shall hold him in the smallest of his bowels’ wards.
  • He seemed to be working in obedience to some particular presentiment.

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  • the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case
  • I believe in every foolish presentiment that comes into my head.
    Dostoyevsky, Fyodor  --  The Idiot

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