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premonition
used in Catch-22

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Definition
a feeling, not based on reason, that something will happen — especially something bad
  • He experienced a keen premonition of danger and wondered if the chaplain too were plotting against him, if the chaplain's reticent, unimpressive manner were really just a sinister disguise masking a fiery ambition that, 'way down deep, was crafty and unscrupulous.
    Chapter 19 — Colonel Cathcart (75% in)
  • Then he let out a piercing shriek suddenly and bolted toward the door in a headlong dash back toward the enlisted men's apartment for his camera, only to be halted in his tracks with another frantic shriek by the dreadful, freezing premonition that this whole lovely, lurid, rich and colorful pagan paradise would be snatched away from him irredeemably if he were to let it out of his sight for even an instant.
    Chapter 23 — Natley's Old Man (23% in)

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