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antecedent
noun to which a pronoun refers; thing, event, or circumstance occurring before
aster
any of various plants having daisy like flowers
temporary
not permanent; used or enjoyed for a limited time
tempus fugit
time flies
biannual
happening twice a year; semi-annual
anno Domini
"the year of our Lord";in the year since the birth of Christ (AD)
anno
year
ante bellum
of the period before the Civil War
bellum
war
tempo
spped at which music is to be played; pace; rate
disaster
(ill-starred) occurrence inflicting widespread destruction and distress
ante
before, previous
temperance
observance of moderation or restraint in behavior of any kind, especially drinking of alcohol
anniversary
annual recurrence of an event that took place in some preceding year
astronomy
scientific study of the universe beyond earth
belligerent
aggressively hostile, warlike
annuity
specified amount paid yearly or at other dixed intervals
aster
star
asteroid
any of thousands of minor planets that revolve aroudn the sun
asterisk
star-shaped figure used in printing to indicate a reference to a footnote or omission
bellicose
eager to fight
temp
time
centennial
happening once every 100 years
antechamber
room serving as a waiting room or entrance way to a larger or main room