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proems

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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

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“Proems.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/proems. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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