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Power Prefix #3: fore-

September 27, 2012
Learn these words beginning with the power prefix "fore-" (meaning "before").
More Power Prefix lists:
anti-, con-, inter-, mis-, pre-, sub-, super-, trans-, and uni-!
ELA Common Core State Standard: "Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word."
foreboding
There were forebodings of evil in attempting this winter journey now stretched out to fifteen hundred miles, under conditions which increased its perils.
forecast
In any case, it forecasts a boost to profits over the next few years.
forefather
His forefathers, along with George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and other leaders, encouraged the colonies to produce wine to avoid dependence on Europe.
foreground
Steps in the immediate foreground suggest that Mr. Lewis is jumping through the fourth wall of the painting into an ordinary home.
foremost
Nearly everyone who talks about video games — reporters, critics, creators, players — places too much emphasis on money as the foremost measurement of success.
forerunner
The "Garden Books" kept by Jefferson and now published only in part, reveal him as a forerunner of modern efficiency engineers.
foresee
He foresees no prospect of a breakthrough in relations any time soon.
foreshadowing
Both sport haloes and in some renderings Jesus' halo includes a cross, a foreshadowing of his suffering three decades hence.
foresight
With foresight and thoughtful planning, this suffering is completely avoidable.”
foreword
According to the book’s foreword, the story had been written in the period between the two World Wars.

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