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Antebellum

Adjective
Period before war, especially in the American civil war.
Gone with the wind describes life in antebellum Georgia.
The antebellum of the war was full of fighting.

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Antecedent

Noun
A thing or event that precedes.
The Meaning of bread is the antecedent of the word loaf.
The antecedent of my life is me as a baby.

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Anterior

Adjective
Coming before in position or time
The anterior to the governor is the president, I think.
The anterior to my mom is my grandma and grandpa.

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Avant-garde

Adjective
Ahead of times, especially in the arts.
I will warn you in a avant-garde, ahead of times.
The avant-garde is ahead of times in the arts.

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Vanguard

Noun
The foremost position, especially of an army or fleet.
The vanguard of the army is a v shape.
The vanguard of apple was Steve jobs.

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Precept

Noun
A command; a rule of conduct.
A precept is like laws.
The precept was too water the plants.

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Predestination

Noun
The belief that what happens in human life has already been determined by some higher power.
The couple felt that predestination had brought them together.
I think the predestination brought me and my family together.

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Preempt

Verb
To take possession os so,whiting before anyone else can do so.
The president's address preempted regular broadcast.
I had to preempt the seat before anyone else could.

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Premonition

Noun
A warning in advance
When I got the letter I had a premonition that it carried bad news.
I thought the message was premonition and it had bad news, but it didn't.

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Preposterous

Adjective
Absurd; contrary to nature or reason
The preposterous behavior will result in a detention.
The preposterous man behaved horribly.

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Pretentious

Adjective
Showy; pompous; claiming unjustified distinction
They chose a hotel with pretentious furnishings but little comfort.
The pretentious dress was very expensive and shiny.