Definition of Prelusion

1. [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prelusion

prelogical
preloved
prelude
preluded
preluder
preluders
preludes
preludi
preludial
preluding
preludio
prelumbar
prelumirhodopsin
prelunch
preluncheon
prelusion (current term)
prelusions
prelusive
prelusively
prelusory
prem
premade
premake
premakes
premaking
premalignant
premammalian
preman
premanufacture
premanufactured

Literary usage of Prelusion

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1. The Life of William Ewart Gladstone by John Morley (1903)
"The long speech, which by way of prelusion to the great mass meeting he addressed to the chamber of commerce, was devoted to the destruction of the economic ..."

2. The Life of William Ewart Gladstone by John Morley (1911)
"... way of prelusion to the great mass meeting he addressed to the chamber of commerce, was devoted to the destruction of the economic sophisters who tried ..."

3. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"Their bud is curiosity, often seen in the animal world, and in the infant its first dim prelusion is the reflex victimization of the eye by any patch of ..."

4. Critical Miscellanies by John Morley (1871)
"... there are no purely and exclusively political treatises, and the latter of these seems to partake more of the nature of a prelusion in the art of ..."

5. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early Navigators by Emma Helen Blair, James Alexander Robertson, Edward Gaylord Bourne (1908)
"... 7 pp.; pro- testa del Autor, 1 p.; table of contents (double column), 8 pp.; prelusion à esta obra, 41 pp. (double column) - all of the foregoing ..."

6. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1889)
"14), or as a prelusion of His glory as now exalted. The former is perhaps more natural, but either sense suits the connexion, which refers to the second ..."

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