prelude

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Synonyms for prelude

overture

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Synonyms for prelude

something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows

music that precedes a fugue or introduces an act in an opera

serve as a prelude or opening to

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play as a prelude

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In his introduction, Joughin parades exactly that brand of prelusive obscurity and mystification a critic such as Harold Bloom is likely to seize on in his next 'theoretical' onslaught.
Her sounds, first prelusive to her brother's, now 'pierce' his in the variegated sense of that word: 'see thoroughly into,' 'puncture,' 'penetrate with pain,' 'discern,' 'pass a sharp instrument into'.
Any attempt at a detailed treatment of these several relations, however, requires a prelusive treatment of Godwin's more direct relation to classical rhetoric, and that is the intention of this essay.