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tr.v. fore·felt (-fĕlt′), fore·feel·ing, fore·feels
To feel beforehand; have a premonition of.
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vb (tr)
to have a premonition of
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(fɔrˈfil, foʊr-)

v.t. -felt, -feel•ing.
to feel or perceive beforehand.
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