"foretells" in the verb sense
1. announce, annunciate, harbinger, foretell, herald
foreshadow or presage
2. predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise
make a prediction about tell in advance
"Call the outcome of an election"
3. bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict
indicate, as with a sign or an omen
"These signs bode bad news"
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