foredoom

  • 1 Foredoom — Fore doom , n. Doom or sentence decreed in advance. A dread foredoom ringing in the ears of the guilty adult. Southey. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 Foredoom — Fore*doom , v. t. [Cf. {Foredeem}.] To doom beforehand; to predestinate. [1913 Webster] Thou art foredoomed to view the Stygian state. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 foredoom — index predetermination, preordain Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 foredoom — [fôr do͞om′; ] for n. [ fôr′do͞om΄] vt. to doom in advance; condemn beforehand n. Archaic a sentence or judgment in advance; destiny …

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  • 5 foredoom — transitive verb Date: 1559 doom 2 …

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  • 6 foredoom — v. /fawr doohm , fohr /; n. /fawr doohm , fohr /, v.t. 1. to doom beforehand; destine. n. 2. Archaic. a doom ordained beforehand; destiny. [1555 65; FORE + DOOM] * * * …

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  • 7 foredoom — 1. noun A doom that is predicted; destiny 2. verb To predestine a doom; to presage …

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  • 8 foredoom — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To predestine to a tragic end: doom, fate. See CERTAIN, LIVE, LUCK, START …

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  • 9 foredoom — v. condemn beforehand, doom in advance …

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  • 10 foredoom — verb condemn beforehand to certain failure …

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  • 11 foredoom — v. a. Predestine, foreordain, preordain, doom beforehand …

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  • 12 foredoom — fore•doom v. [[t]fɔrˈdum, foʊr [/t]] n. [[t]ˈfɔrˌdum, ˈfoʊr [/t]] v. t. 1) to doom beforehand; destine 2) archaic a doom ordained beforehand; destiny • Etymology: 1555–65 …

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  • 13 foredoom — verb (t) /fɔˈdum/ (say faw doohm) 1. to doom beforehand. –noun /ˈfɔdum/ (say fawdoohm) 2. a doom ordained beforehand …

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  • 14 foredoom — v.tr. (often foll. by to) doom or condemn beforehand …

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  • 15 necessity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. need (see necessity); compulsion; poverty. II What must happen Nouns 1. necessity, necessitation, obligation, compulsion, subjection; needfulness, essentiality, indispensability; dire or cruel… …

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  • 16 Necessity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Necessity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 involuntariness involuntariness Sgm: N 1 instinct instinct blind impulse Sgm: N 1 inborn proclivity inborn proclivity innate proclivity Sgm: N 1 native tendency native tendency… …

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  • 17 doom — n 1.(all usu. of an adverse nature) fate, fortune, destiny, lot, cup, portion, die, Archaic. foredoom, Chiefly Scot. weird, Brit. Inf. cup of tea; karma, kismet, Obs. destin. 2. ruin, ruination, rack and ruin, destruction, dissolution, extinction …

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  • 18 fate — n 1. fortune, lot, cup, portion, die, doom, Archaic. foredoom, Chiefly Scot. weird, Brit. Inf. cup of tea, writing on the wall; destiny, karma, kismet, predetermination, predestination, God s will, Fortune s wheel, wheel of fortune, whatever… …

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  • 19 predestination — n 1. predetermination, preordination, predeliberation, preelection, foreordination, foreordainment, foredoom; predetermining, preordaining, preordinating, predeliberating. 2. fate, fortune, lot, cup, portion, die, doom, Archaic. foredoom, Chiefly …

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  • 20 Foredeem — Fore*deem , v. i. [Cf. {Foredoom}.] To know or discover beforehand; to foretell. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Which [maid] could guess and foredeem of things past, present, and to come. Genevan Test. [1913 Webster] …

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