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prescience

pre·sci·ence

prescience

 
 
pronunciation:
pre shi ns [or] pre shns [or] pri shi ns [or] pri shns
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part of speech: noun
definition: knowledge of future occurrences; foreknowledge.
Witnessing the beating of the old man filled her with a dreadful prescience of monstrous events to come.
similar words:
vision
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derivations: prescient (adj.), presciently (adv.)
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