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prelude

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of PRELUDE

1
a performance, activity, or event that precedes and sets the stage for the main event <an eruption of sectarian violence that proved to be the prelude to all-out civil war>
Related Words countdown, run-up [chiefly British]; lead-in; kickoff, start
2
a short section (as of a book) that leads to or explains the main part <the musical had a brief prelude to get the audience in the proper mood>
Antonyms epilogue (also epilog)

May 03, 2015
predicate Hear it
to base (something) on something else
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