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For weeks preceding the bash, Hitch refuses to have anything to do with it.

But there is always a preceding generation, or an idealized time in our personal histories.

Think about that for a second if after the preceding paragraph you remain convinced of the infallibility of our system.

McEwan novels often have formally dazzling conclusions that recast the meaning of the preceding story.

Of the teams in the quarterfinals, Colombia had had only 20 shots on goal in the preceding stages.

Without preface, he abruptly asked, what had been told him of the Duke of Wharton's behaviour the preceding night.

With this letter is another by the same writer, dated July 30, 1622—a postscript to a duplicate of the preceding letter.

In the preceding chapter an examination has been made of the purely mechanical side of the era of machine production.

And, Pedro preceding them, the young men gaily descended the stairs.

The day was passed in much the same manner as the preceding one, though of course new scenes proved ever interesting to Yung Pak.


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On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to preceding, such as: introductory, previous, prior, foregoing, forward, and front.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.