Verb(1) imagine or consider beforehand(2) indicate, as with a sign or an omen
(1) There are several parts of this book that prefigure portions of his later work.(2) However, some panels clearly prefigure his style in later comics like Sin City.(3) Yet it contains an important truth - that the style and tone of a government are set early and do prefigure future actions.(4) But even the most cynical observers could not easily have looked ahead one year and have prefigured a scenario by which conditions in the district that had won this legal victory would actually get worse.(5) All of this material becomes part of the prefigurative , the everyday world from which program creators construct narrative.(6) Tarkovsky sublimely prefigures space exploration with a five minute sequence of cars winding through the tunnels and overpasses of a modern Russian city.(7) The black church's historic role in providing education, social services, and a safe gathering place prefigured its historic role in the civil rights movement.(8) The Christian perception of time was based on prefiguration : all of life was just counting down to the Day of Judgement.(9) The travelogue prefigures his style - limpid narrative, minute detailing, wide-ranging, seamlessly fitting intertextual references, snatches of reverie, bursts of humour.(10) The ├ö├ç├┐cumulative effect├ö├ç├û Carter speaks of is prefiguration .(11) He does not look for prefigurement of the Gospel even in the Old Testament.(12) Yet his opposition to racism won him strong support among northern free blacks, particularly in New England, and in this respect his activities prefigured the civil rights movement of the 1960s.(13) Mead describes human existence as evolving toward an open future that cannot be prefigured with any finality.(14) Cooper's idea was for ├ö├ç├┐a powerful beast from a lost world├ö├ç┬¬ giving a hint, a prefiguration of the dawn of man.├ö├ç├┐(15) Within this framework, much of the First Testament has functioned in a typological or prefigurative manner, or as a shadow-like version of the truth God revealed in the gospel.(16) Going yet further, because events in the Old Testament are read as foreshadowing parts of the life of Christ, Noah prefigures Christ.
1. foreshadow ::
2. presage ::
3. be a harbinger of ::
4. herald ::
5. foretoken ::
Different Formsprefigure, prefigured, prefigures, prefiguring
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