Foretell and Perceive


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Foretell verb – To tell of or describe beforehand.
Perceive and foretell are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Perceive" instead a verb "Foretell".
Nearby Words: foretelling, foreteller
Synonyms for Foretell


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Perceive verb – To have a vague awareness of.
Foretell and perceive are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Foretell" instead a verb "Perceive".
Nearby Words: perception, perceptive, perceiving, perceived, percept
Synonyms for Perceive

Common collocations

future foretell future perceive future
events foretell events perceive events
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Perceive or Foretell. 2016. Accessed July 24, 2021.

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