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prediction

(pri-dik′shŏn)
1. An act of predicting.
2. Something predicted.
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As Daniel, the prophet, had foretold to King Nebuchadnezzar, explaining the image of a shattered statue he had seen in a dream, "As you looked, a stone was cut out by no human hand, and it smote the image on its feet of iron and clay and broke them in pieces; then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold, all together were broken in pieces and became like the chaff of the summer threshing floors .
A couple of hits is all it takes to make believers out of Hollywood executives, and so NBC - which, frankly, is in need of a miracle this season - is presenting the limited series ``Revelations,'' about the end days as foretold in the final book of the New Testament.
Burroughs lived through World War I and foretold that the fighting hadn't ended between the European countries.
Once relocated, each then struggles with his sense of existence and purpose in oddly preordained ways: Kafka's father has predicted a general outline to his son's fate, having announced a menacing Oedipal curse, while Nakata's future is foretold by talking cats and otherworldly figures.
However, as foretold in The Book of Ancients, the kingdom was attacked by the invader Ranulf and his Norsemen, the ruler King Warn was killed, and the king's daughter was forced into marriage with Ranulf.
In Looking Backward, his 1888 sci-fi novel-cum-utopian manifesto, socialist Edward Bellamy foretold the advent of "credit cards" and the advent of a cashless society by the year 2000.
Back in 1962, a Reader's Digest article foretold a future where, by the year 2002, transport trucks would be museum pieces and the world traveled at blindingly fast speeds in, among other things, pneumatic-powered transports.
I remember lay teachers telling me that prophets did at least two things: they foretold and told forth.
What Judas did was foretold by Scripture and had to be fulfilled.
Indeed, a friend foretold Duncan's violent death--her neck famously broken when her shawl tangled in the spokes of the wheel of a sports car she was riding in--but Duncan laughed the warning off: "I would go all the quicker if I knew it would be my last ride.
Bush follows in the path of President Ronald Reagan, who in a 1982 address to the British Parliament foretold seven years before the fall of the Berlin Wall: "A march of freedom and democracy will leave Marxism-Leninism on the ash-heap of history.
Fuller worried that their popularity foretold the disintegration of the public school system and the sense of community that was a vital part of growing up in America.