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exordium

[ ig-zawr-dee-uh m, ik-sawr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF exordium

Synonyms for exordium

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Antonyms for exordium

  • close
  • closing
  • conclusion
  • end
  • ending
  • finish
  • completion
  • epilogue
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXORDIUM

Every Speyside man will recognise from this exordium that I am about to treat of "Geordie."

Every one present laughed at the exordium (and there the matter dropped).

Fuller looked a little scared at this exordium, but Rachel did not notice him.

Similarly, in the case of speeches, the exordium is prior in order to the narrative.

Your exordium was so singularly clear, that I did not understand you before.

It is his notion of freedom, and at once the exordium and peroration of his eloquence.

By the time I had finished this exordium, Melons had disappeared, as I fully expected.

The proprietors have combined the capital and labor hinted at in my exordium.

So far, since the exordium, its course has been strictly narrative.

The exordium she had so carefully prepared during her walk was eluding her.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EXORDIUM

foreword

nounintroduction to a document
  • exordium
  • overture
  • preamble
  • preface
  • preliminary
  • prelude
  • prelusion
  • proem
  • prolegomenon
  • prologue
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