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Prefigure   Listen

(past & past part. prefigured; pres. part. prefiguring)
Imagine or consider beforehand.

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"Prefigure" Quotes from Famous Books

... account of its insensibility to pain and hunger and poverty when these lie outside a narrow radius of bright intensive living; humanitarianism, on account of its failure to honor the highest type of attainment and to prefigure a ...
— The Moral Economy • Ralph Barton Perry

... occur when two standards of morals, both honestly held and believed in, are brought sharply together. The awkwardness and constraint we experience when two standards of conventions and manners clash but feebly prefigure this deeper difference. ...
— Democracy and Social Ethics • Jane Addams

Words linked to "Prefigure" :   conceive of, prefigurative, ideate, signal, indicate, threaten, bespeak, envisage, foreshow, point, prefiguration, imagine

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