Thesaurus / forerunner
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They’re most interesting as forerunners to other, better Taylor Swift songs.
TAYLOR SWIFT’S NEW TAKE ON ‘FEARLESS’ PILES ON THE NOSTALGIA, ALONG WITH SOME REVENGEALLISON STEWARTAPRIL 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The EU, a forerunner on climate policy, has pledged to make the bloc’s economic recovery “green.”
The researchers showed that, elaborate as that chemical mechanism is in cells today, nearly all the ingredients for a potential forerunner to it could have formed easily from just two simple organic compounds reacting in water.
NEW CLUES TO CHEMICAL ORIGINS OF METABOLISM AT DAWN OF LIFEJOHN RENNIEOCTOBER 12, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
It may be a forerunner or successor, the cause or consequence, or a contemporaneous fact, etc.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Poniatowski's campaign against Austria, glorious as it was for the Poles, was in reality the forerunner of disaster.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Forerunner of the many first-aid classes to come was that hour of Mabel's, and made memorable by one thing she said.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
Nobody dreamed at that time that the little tool was the forerunner of a great change.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
This is the first attempt at an anthology of Yorkshire poetry, and the forerunner of many other anthologies.
YORKSHIRE DIALECT POEMSF.W. MOORMAN
I suppose this break may be taken as the forerunner of the monsoon on Mount Everest.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
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