prologues

variants also prologs
plural of prologue
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as in preludes
a performance, activity, or event that precedes and sets the stage for the main event unfortunately, the burglary, which he committed while still a teen, was but a prologue to a wasted life of crime

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“Prologues.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prologues. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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