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Synonyms for overture

a preliminary action intended to elicit a favorable response

Synonyms for overture

orchestral music played at the beginning of an opera or oratorio

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something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows

a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others

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