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Ante

Before

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Antebellum

Of a period preceeding wartime, especially the American Civil War
Adj.

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Antecedent

A thing or event that precedes.
The noun to which a pronoun refers.
Noun

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Anterior

Coming before a position or time.
Adj.

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Avant-garde

To be of a style expected in a future time and not of the era, especially in art.
Adj.

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Vanguard

The foremost position, especially of fleet or army.
Leader of a movement, fashion, etc.
Noun

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Pre

Before

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Precept

A command or rule of conduct.
Noun

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Predestination

The belief that everything that happens in human life is predetermined by a higher power.
Noun.

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Preemt, pre-empt

To take possesioon of something before anyone else can do so.
Verb

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Premonition

A warning in advance.
Noun

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Preposterous

Absurd; contrary to nature or reason (or appearing so)
Adj.

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Pretentious

Showy; pompous; claiming unjustified jurisdiction.
Adj.