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prelusive

adjective

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coming before the main part or item usually to introduce or prepare for what follows
  • after a prelusive dimming of the house lights intended to induce quiet, the stage curtain rose

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The first known use of prelusive was in 1605

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“Prelusive.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prelusive. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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