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use "presentiment" in a sentence

Asked whether these works are to be viewed as parables, the artist says: 'The mystical or religious connotations, you speak of, while clear enough, dissolve in my mind into undefined intimations and presentiment - wonder of a kind.

Leonardo da Vinci's drawing of a 'helicopter' is one such

The prescience of Galsworthy in foreseeing what was to come between the wars is remarkable.

With remarkable prescience, he said: "I am confident that 10 years hence, and I do not doubt that 10 generations hence, the name which will best personify the national spirit of New South Wales in this era will be the name of Henry Parkes".

It was in fact due to his sagacity and prescience that the Automatic Sprinkler obtained its real foothold in this country.

With our benefit of hindsight, Evans's prescience and passion seems all the more moving.

That they did so was due to the prescience and determination of the President of the University, Dr Wallace Graves, a Texan, and like his wife Barbara, a confirmed Anglophile - even to the extent of occasional performances in Gilbert and Sullivan operas.

And Kentridge seems only half-surprised by the film's prescience.

Slowly the House came to a conclusion and then Crossbench Peer Lord Low with great prescience said that he thought we had reached a view and that we should shortly vote.

The notable American philosopher and psychologist William James (1842-1910) stated with prescience in the opening epigraph that "great emergencies and crises show us how much greater our vital resources are than we had supposed" (emphasis added).

The tumult-plagued Trojans entered the night as slight betting favorites against the powerful Utes, and USC proved Vegas' prescience with an excellent game plan that largely played to its strengths.

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