forefeel

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From fore- +‎ feel.

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forefeel (third-person singular simple present forefeels, present participle forefeeling, simple past and past participle forefelt)

  1. (transitive) To feel or perceive beforehand or in advance; to have a presentiment of.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.28:
      Such a studie was yong Catoes, in fore-feeling his approaching end, who lighting upon Platoes discourse of the soules immortality.