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synonyms for exordium

  • addition
  • debut
  • establishment
  • inauguration
  • influx
  • initiation
  • installation
  • launch
  • opening
  • preface
  • presentation
  • admittance
  • awakening
  • baptism
  • beginning
  • commencement
  • essentials
  • foreword
  • hornbook
  • inception
  • induction
  • ingress
  • insertion
  • institution
  • interpolation
  • intro
  • lead
  • lead-in
  • overture
  • preamble
  • preliminaries
  • prelude
  • primer
  • prolegomenon
  • prologue
  • survey
  • basic principles
  • basic text
  • first acquaintance
  • first taste
  • opening remarks
  • pioneering
  • proem
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antonyms for exordium

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  • close
  • closing
  • conclusion
  • end
  • ending
  • finish
  • completion
  • epilogue
  • finish
  • conclusion
  • epilogue
  • appendix
  • ending
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How to use exordium in a sentence

From the exordium, forwards, I followed his words closely, and lost none of his arguments.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
This exordium is followed by a new invitation to come to Paris with all speed to talk over everything.
MEMOIRS OF THE DUCHESSE DE DINO V.1/3, 1831-1835DOROTHY DUCHESSE DE DINO
She replied through the Count of Staremberg, her minister for German affairs, that such an exordium deserved no answer at all.
THE REVOLT OF THE NETHERLANDS, COMPLETEFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
A single allusion to Greece, as the mistress of the world in letters and arts, found an appropriate place in the exordium.
THE WORKS OF DANIEL WEBSTER, VOLUME 1DANIEL WEBSTER
That Lucretian Exordium he must have written in one of his happiest veins—under the sting of the poetical œstrum.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 354, APRIL 1845VARIOUS
It was not copied out fair; and the conclusions, as well as the exordium, were not definitively drawn up.
HISTORY OF THE GREAT REFORMATION, VOLUME IVJ. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
With which brief professional exordium, he entered on the history of the friendly move, and truly recounted it.
OUR MUTUAL FRIENDCHARLES DICKENS
Exordium, concluding with Scott's famous lines, "Breathes there a man with soul so dead," etc.
OUT OF THE HURLY-BURLYCHARLES HEBER CLARK
After this not very gracious exordium, we set forth on our tour.
ITALY; WITH SKETCHES OF SPAIN AND PORTUGALWILLIAM BECKFORD
Now, dear reader, you begin to see the drift of this long exordium, although my purpose was indeed twofold.
BIBLE ROMANCESGEORGE W. FOOTE
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WORDS RELATED TO EXORDIUM

  • exordium
  • overture
  • preamble
  • preface
  • preliminary
  • prelude
  • prelusion
  • proem
  • prolegomenon
  • prologue
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