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Synonyms Dictionary

tramontane, stranger, barbarian; immigrant, emigrant, newcomer, Brit, new boy.

foreknowledge, n. prescience, foresight, precognition; foreboding, presentiment, premonition, presage, prior feeling.

foreland, n. cape, promontory, headland, head, Scot. mull, point, hook, spur.

foreman, n. 1. superintendent, Inf. super, manager, line manager, fugleman; supervisor, overseer, overlooker, overman, chief, headman, boss, Inf. boss-man, U.S. Inf. straw boss, SI. the man, SI. head honcho, Brit, gaffer; master, commander, director, taskmaster.
2. foreman of the jury,
(in Scotland) jury-chancellor.

foremost, adj. primary, prime, principal, paramount, chief, cardinal, main, uppermost, most important, central, focal; first, leading, headmost, supreme, premier, top, crowning, preeminent, number one, Inf. numero uno, Inf. boss,

forensic, adj. rhetorical, polemical, polemic, controversial, argumentative, eristic; dialectic, dialectical, litigious, pilpulistic.

foreordain, v. 1. destine, design, intend, mean, purpose, resolve, determine, set; designate, dedicate, allot, Obs. appoint; mark, earmark, tag, set apart or aside; consecrate, devote; reserve, Brit, bespeak.
2. fate, ordain, doom,
Rare, destinate; predetermine, predestine, Obs. predestinate, preordain, foreordinate, predecide, foredoom, Inf. have in store for.

forerun, v. 1. come before, precede, go before, forego, antecede, run ahead, go first; go in advance, cut in, Brit, jump the queue, run in front of, take the lead; herald, usher in, lead the way, blaze the trail, take the lead, show the way.
2. prefigure, foreshadow, foretoken, give signs of, presage; point to, signalize, indicate, betoken.
3. anticipate, foretell, forecast; preview, foresee, foreglimpse, look ahead; scent, feel in one's bones, foreknow.

forerunner, n.- 1. predecessor, precursor, foregoer, antecedent; ancestor, forbear, progenitor, forefather, father, genitor; pathfinder, pioneer, explorer; vanguard, apostle, missionary, man from Cook's.
2. omen, sign, portent, symptom, token; premonition, presage, augury, forewarning; foretoken, prefig-urement, preview.
3. herald, harbinger, advance man, usher, announcer, crier, towncrier; advance guard, avant-courier, courier, outrider.

foresee, v. 1. foreknow, divine, forecast, prognosticate, foretell; predict, prophesy, vaticinate, forebode, augur; look into the future, gaze into the crystal ball.
2. see beforehand, preview, get a glimpse of, foreglimpse, see ahead, forerun,
Inf. get a sneak preview; expect, look ahead, anticipate, look forward, watch for.
3. beware, take care, be prudent, exercise caution, give heed to, pay attention to; keep an eye out for, keep one's eyes open, keep one's ears open, be on guard, look before leaping; stop, look and listen.

foreshadow, v. forebode, foretoken, foreshow, presage, prefigure, presignify, augur, portend, bode, omen; betoken, signify, mean, indicate, point to.

foresight, n. 1. prudence, care, judgment, discretion, discrimination; sagacity, perspicacity, judiciousness, presence of mind; caution, readiness, preparation, precaution, heed, watchfulness; farsightedness, long-sightedness, circumspection.
2. prevision, prescience, preview, prefigurement, foreglimpse; glimpse, prospect, vision; foretaste, antic

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