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premonition

noun [C]     /ˌprem.əˈnɪʃ.ən/ /ˌpriː.mə-/
a feeling that something, especially something unpleasant, is going to happen: [+ that] He had a premonition that his plane would crash, so he took the train. She had a sudden premonition of what the future might bring.Predicting things and intuitionExtrasensory perception and telepathy
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