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presage-noun [n. pres-ij; v. pres-ij, pri-seyj]
1. a presentiment or foreboding.
2. something that portends or foreshadows a future event; an omen, prognostic, or warning indication.
3. prophetic significance; augury.
4. foresight; prescience.

verb
5. to have a presentiment of.
6. to portend, foreshow, or foreshadow: The incidents may presage war.
7. to forecast; predict.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/presage

The early morning frost presaged the coming of Autumn.
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