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exordium


exordium

noun

Definition of EXORDIUM

a short section (as of a book) that leads to or explains the main part <in his exordium the author warns his readers that they should expect a radically different interpretation of the causes of the war>
Antonyms epilogue (also epilog)

March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
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