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foreboding

noun [C or U] uk   /fɔːˈbəʊ.dɪŋ/  us   /fɔːrˈboʊ-/ literary
a feeling that something very bad is going to happen soon: There's a sense of foreboding in the capital, as if fighting might at any minute break out. Her forebodings about the future were to prove justified. [+ (that)] He had a strange foreboding (that) something would go wrong.
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