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presentiment
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War and Peace
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  • Tomorrow perhaps, even certainly, I have a presentiment that for the first time I shall have to show all I can do.
  • Her presentiment at the time had not deceived her—that that state of freedom and readiness for any enjoyment would not return again.
  • Yes, it was the same flesh, the same chair a canon, the sight of which had even then filled him with horror, as by a presentiment.
  • I have a favorable presentiment!
  • Anna Pavlovna’s presentiment was in fact fulfilled.
  • Anna Pavlovna’s presentiment was justified, and all that morning a joyously festive mood reigned in the city.
  • Formerly I very much wanted Nicholas to marry her, but I always had a sort of presentiment that it would not come off.
  • "I was never pleased at Bolkonski’s engagement to Natasha," said the countess, "but I always wanted Nicholas to marry the princess, and had a presentiment that it would happen.

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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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