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foreboding
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

4 uses
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Definition
a feeling that something bad is going to happen
  • At the end of June I was in the Shire, but a cloud of anxiety was on my mind, and I rode to the southern borders of the little land; for I had a foreboding of some danger, still hidden from me but drawing near.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — The Council of Elrond (54% in)
  • The Shire, I forebode, is not free now from peril; and these two I had thought to send back there as messengers, to do what they could, according to the fashion of their country, to warn the people of their danger.
    2.3 — Book 2 Chapter 3 — The Ring Goes South (20% in)
  • 'It looks like a tomb,' muttered Frodo, and bent forwards with a curious sense of foreboding, to look more closely at it.
    2.4 — Book 2 Chapter 4 — A Journey in the Dark (99% in)
  • I wonder what that forebodes.
    2.9 — Book 2 Chapter 9 — The Great River (37% in)

There are no more uses of "foreboding" in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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