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premonitory

[pri-mon-i-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /prɪˈmɒn ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
adjective
1.
giving premonition; serving to warn beforehand.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; < Late Latin praemonitōrius. See pre-, monitory
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Examples for premonitory
  • Spender could feel fascism coming on, and was appalled by the premonitory symptoms of it.
  • People living near volcanoes may detect premonitory events before an eruption.

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