verb (used with object)
Related formsfore·shad·ow·er, noun
Examples from the Web for foreshadow
That would only foreshadow the “fractured antislavery world” to come, as Kantrowitz calls it, which emerged after the Civil War.Did the Civil War Achieve Equality? Stephen Kantrowitz’s ‘More Than Freedom’|Eric Herschthal|August 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Weirdly, he mostly avoided Cubism, even though he got wild Cezannes that foreshadow that movement.Philadelphia’s Reopened Barnes Foundation Puts Its Masterpieces in a Better Light|Blake Gopnik|May 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The harshest hit in what's available publicly is saved for the Obamas and could foreshadow a talking point if she runs in 2012.
A little occurrence, toward evening, however, seemed to foreshadow it.Hoosier Mosaics|Maurice Thompson
The exquisite German gold and metal-work of the Charlemagne period seems to foreshadow the work of the great Nuremberg goldsmiths.The Story of Nuremberg|Cecil Headlam
These rose-tinted dawns too often foreshadow the storm-cloud.Ruth Hall|Fanny Fern
These mythological ballads, if I may use the expression, foreshadow the dramatic and epic poetry of a later age.A History of Sanskrit Literature|Arthur A. MacDonell
His view of the relation of God to his creatures is held to foreshadow the pantheism of Spinoza.