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Ante-L
"before"
antebellum-L-adj

bellum <L "war"
Of a period before a war, especially the American Civil War.
antecedent-L-n



antecede,v.; antecedently,adv
1. A thing or event that precedes.

2.(grammar)The noun to which a pronoun refers
anterior-adj



anteriorly, adv.
coming before in position or time
avant-grade --adj
Ahead of times,ecspecially in the arts.


n. A group that is ahead of the times
vanguard
1. The foremost position, especially of an army or fleet.

2. Leaders of a momement, fashion, etc.
precept capere<L




preceptive adj.
A command; a rule of conduct.
predestination


predestinate, v; predestine, v.; predestined, adj.
the belief that what happens in human life has already been determined by some higher power
preempt, pre-empt



preemption, n.; preemptive adj
To take possession of something before anyone else can do so.
pre L
before
premonition



premonitory adj.
a warning in advance
preposterous


preposterously adv, preposterousness n.
Absurd; contrary to nature or eason.
pretentious



pretension, n.; pretentiously, adv, pretentiousness n
showy; pompous; claiming999 unjustified distinction.