prelusive

adjective
pre·​lu·​sive | \ pri-ˈlü-siv How to pronounce prelusive (audio) , -ziv \

Definition of prelusive

: constituting or having the form of a prelude : introductory

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prelusively adverb

Examples of prelusive in a Sentence

after a prelusive dimming of the house lights intended to induce quiet, the stage curtain rose

First Known Use of prelusive

1605, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of prelusive was in 1605

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“Prelusive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prelusive. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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