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synonyms for overture

  • bid
  • invitation
  • presentation
  • proposal
  • proposition
  • signal
  • suggestion
  • advance
  • exordium
  • foreword
  • offer
  • opening
  • preamble
  • preface
  • prelude
  • prologue
  • tender
  • conciliatory move
  • prelusion
  • proem
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antonyms for overture

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  • conclusion
  • ending
  • epilogue
  • finish
  • withdrawal
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How to use overture in a sentence

Though his overtures were rebuffed, he remained committed, even after his Emancipation Proclamation of 1863, to promoting state-by-state abolition.
WORKING TO END SLAVERY, LINCOLN FOUND POWER — AND LIMITS — IN THE CONSTITUTIONELIZABETH R. VARONJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Activists with whom the Washington Blade has previously spoken say church teachings on homosexuality and gender identity remains unchanged despite these overtures.
POPE FRANCIS CALLS FOR CIVIL UNIONS FOR SAME-SEX COUPLESMICHAEL K. LAVERSOCTOBER 21, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Despite the president’s overtures, many church groups continue to meet in person.
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The city initially rejected overtures to buy the building because Doug Manchester, a supporter of Mayor Kevin Faulconer, owned a stake in the building, and his involvement could invite accusations for the mayor.
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In spite of such overtures, they did play their role in defending many of the important frontier castles.
HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES: ORIGINS, POLITICS, AND CRUSADERSDATTATREYA MANDALMARCH 23, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
The overture is over, the curtain is about to rise on the drama of Georgie's married life.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Nowadays many organists find it possible to play the Overture to Tannhauser; the writer pleads guilty himself.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
He had composed a string quartet in B major, and an overture in F major.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
I am very busy (upon the orchestration of the C minor overture composed during the summer).
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
The overture in C minor, referred to in this letter, was submitted to Nicholas Rubinstein a few days later.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERTURE

  • approach
  • move
  • overture
  • proposal
  • proposition
  • suggestion
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