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Preamble

n. An introduction to text

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Presage

V
To indicate something (usually bad) is about to happen

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Prescient

Adj. having knowledge of something before it happens

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Predilection

N
A special fondness

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Precipitate

Adj
Rash, acting without thinking

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Predicate

V
To be based on

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Presentment

N
A feeling that something (typically bad) is about to happen

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Precedent

N
Something that sets an example for how things are done in the future

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Pretentious

Adj
Acting more important than others by pretending to know more

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Pretense

N
A claim or assertion

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Predecessor

N
One that comes before often a person who previously held a position before passing it on to someone else

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Pretext

N
A reason given for something that is not the actual reason

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Precocious

Adj
Developing early (in terms of ability)

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Preclude

V
To make impossible