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- v. To determine someone's fate in advance
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To foredoom.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To doom or pass sentence upon beforehand; condemn beforehand.
- To predestinate; foreordain.
The world with its injustices, its golden brutalities, and dull yellow guineas, is a disgust to such souls: the ray of Heaven that is in them does at least predoom them to be very miserable here.