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synonyms for proem

  • foreword
  • opening
  • preface
  • prelude
  • prologue
See also synonyms for: proemial
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How to use proem in a sentence

After writing these words I read to G. the Proem and opening scene of my novel, and he expressed great delight in them.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
In the proem to this idyl I seem to see two shadowy figures passing up and down over a lonesome land.
SUMMER CRUISING IN THE SOUTH SEASCHARLES WARREN STODDARD
Machiavelli lays much stress upon this in the Proem to his Istorie Fiorentine.
THE STORY OF FLORENCEEDMUND G. GARDNER
The opening—the proem I believe he calls it—is very beautiful.
JANE AUSTEN, HER LIFE AND LETTERSWILLIAM AUSTEN-LEIGH AND RICHARD ARTHUR AUSTEN-LEIGH
Proem, printed in two of his books, is certainly the best thing he has done hitherto.
KENTUCKY IN AMERICAN LETTERS, V. 1 OF 2JOHN WILSON TOWNSEND
Lysias usually adheres to a simple four-fold division—proem, narrative, proof, epilogue.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 8VARIOUS
If you choose to publish it, you may, stating why, and with such explanatory proem as you please.
LIFE OF LORD BYRON, VOL. IVTHOMAS MOORE
The gorgeous proem, or introduction to the panorama, was then for the first time disclosed to the public.
ROUND THE BLOCKJOHN BELL BOUTON
Pampinea was the eldest (Proem), and by inference Elisa the youngest.
GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO, A BIOGRAPHICAL STUDYEDWARD HUTTON
See his own acknowledgment in the Proem to the poems of 1842.
A HISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATUREPERCY H. BOYNTON
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WORDS RELATED TO PROEM

  • admission
  • alpha
  • birth
  • bow
  • celebration
  • convocation
  • countdown
  • curtain-raiser
  • dawn
  • dawning
  • genesis
  • graduation
  • initiation
  • kickoff
  • onset
  • opener
  • opening
  • outset
  • proem
  • services
  • start
  • starting point
  • tee off
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.