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preludes

noun , plural of prelude

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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
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countdowns, run-ups [chiefly British]

lead-ins

kickoffs, starts

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
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