Examples of anticipatory in a Sentence
couldn't control his anticipatory excitement on Christmas morning
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And when Denmark ran up the white flag for real, passing between its center backs for a full 30 seconds in the 85th minute, the boos and whistles were louder than the anticipatory cheers for the anthems two hours earlier.
The home printing setup at Arnold’s house was clearly an anticipatory move on his (sorry, Ford’s) part, which comes in handy considering those five marbles smuggled out in Ms. Dolores Hale’s purse — who might be they?
Keeping everyone employed is getting tougher but remains a priority: Knott says the cost of steel to Riverdale has nearly doubled since Jan. 1, in large part because of the tariffs or anticipatory hoarding that took place in advance of them.
And in those anticipatory overnight hours, all of the layers soften and bleed together to create a divine mousse-like cake.
The summit, for all the anticipatory hype, was never expected to produce much in the way of new policies or strategy.
This stretches the fun: Making a date for a two-hour concert can produce two months of anticipatory pleasure.
The two departments made arrangements to have the deal completed in Indianapolis, and IMPD teams coordinated to obtain an anticipatory search warrant for the location of the drug deal.
Premiered in Moscow in January 1945, at a point when the tide of World War II had clearly turned in the Red Army’s favor, the music captures the anticipatory thrill of the Allied victory just around the corner.
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legal Definition of anticipatory
- an anticipatory challenge brought for declaratory and injunctive relief
- —L. H. Tribe
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