Foreshadow is defined as to give a hint beforehand that something is going to happen.(verb)
An example of foreshadow is to introduce a weapon into a movie scene, which will later be used in combat.
See foreshadow in Webster's New World College Dictionary
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transitive verb fore·shad·owed, fore·shad·ow·ing, fore·shad·ows
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