The first message of the morning watch plopped out of pneumatic tube into the wire basket with no more premonitory rattle than usual.
----The Guns of August
The dream artist Giorgio de Chirico recorded a "premonition" of Apollinaire's death in a 1914 painting. Apollinaire was wounded in the head in 1916, dying of his injury two years later, aged 38, as the war ended. His death symbolised the end of the most ecstatic years of modern art.
At Japanese Cliffs, a Campaign to Combat Suicide
Torin Boyd/Polaris for The New York Times
SAKAI, Japan — The towering cliffs of Tojimbo, with their sheer drops into the raging, green Sea of Japan, are a top tourist destination, but Yukio Shige had no interest in the rugged scenery. Instead, he walked along the rocky crags searching for something else: a lone human figure, usually sitting hunched at the edge of the precipice.
- An intuitive feeling or a premonition: had a hunch that he would lose.
- A hump.
- A lump or chunk: "She . . . cut herself another hunch of bread" (Virginia Woolf).
- A push or shove.
v., hunched, hunch·ing, hunch·es. v.tr.
- To bend or draw up into a hump: I hunched my shoulders against the wind.
- To push or shove.
- To assume a crouched or cramped posture: The cat hunched in a corner.
- To thrust oneself forward.
[Origin unknown.]v. tr. - 彎腰駝背, 聳肩, 弓起背部
v. intr. - 向前移動, 隆起
n. - 預感, 直覺, 瘤, 隆肉, 肉峰
n. - 予感, こぶ, 厚切れ, 虫の知らせ
v. - 丸める