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proem

noun

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  1. a short section (as of a book) that leads to or explains the main part <the proem promises what the book does not deliver: a totally new interpretation of the French Revolution> Synonyms exordium, foreword, intro, preamble, preface, prelude, introduction, prologue (also prolog), prolusionRelated Words beginning, commencement, initiation, opening, origin, origination, outset, startNear Antonyms envoi (or envoy), postscript; aftermath; cessation, close, closing, conclusion, end, finale, finish, stop, terminationAntonyms epilogue (also epilog)




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