Anticipate is commonly used now, like foretaste, of that which we expect both with confidence and pleasure.
This prayer is the commencement, the foretaste, of Contemplation.
On 28th May they had something like a foretaste of the breaking of the monsoon, though happily that event did not yet take place.
As it was, we had but a foretaste and an earnest of that bliss which it was in our power to procure.
And if the foretaste of this rest be precious, what must be the glorious consummation?
Methusaleh rubs his hands, and has a foretaste of his coming dignity.
For we—her deluded children—are weary, and only ask of her a foretaste of the rest we hope to find by and by in her bosom.
It was a foretaste which God gave me of what was to befall me.
Bob began to breathe hard, having a foretaste of what was to follow.
I mention this because it was a foretaste, and significant, of the general enthusiasm.