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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A typifying; representation by image.

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  • verb Present participle of foreshadow.
  • noun A literary device in which an author drops subtle hints about plot developments to come later in the story.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of providing vague advance indications; representing beforehand
  • adjective indistinctly prophetic

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