Anticipate is commonly used now, like foretaste, of that which we expect both with confidence and pleasure.
They then feel that death has a sting, and they have some foretaste of its sharpness and venom.
On 28th May they had something like a foretaste of the breaking of the monsoon, though happily that event did not yet take place.
She sought to test her courage upon them and to obtain a foretaste of death.
And if the foretaste of this rest be precious, what must be the glorious consummation?
This prayer is the commencement, the foretaste, of Contemplation.
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.
As it was, we had but a foretaste and an earnest of that bliss which it was in our power to procure.
Bob began to breathe hard, having a foretaste of what was to follow.
Methusaleh rubs his hands, and has a foretaste of his coming dignity.