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antecedents
noun

ancestors; forebears
antedate
verb

1.assign a date before the true date
2.come before in date; predate
postdate
assign a date after the true date
ante maridiem
adjective

before noon
post meridiem
adjective

after noon
anteroom
noun

room place before and forming an entrance to another; waiting room
postgraduate
adjective

having to do with study after graduation; especially after greaduation from collage
postmortem
noun

1.through examination of a body after death;autopsy
postscript
noun

note added to a letter after it has been written
bicameral
adjective

consisting of two chambers or legislative houses
bicentennial
noun

two-hundreth anniversary
biennial
adjective

occurring every two years
semiannual
adjective

occuring every half year, or twice a year; semiyearly
bimonthly
adjective

occuring every two months
semimonthly
adjective

occuring every half month, or twice a month
bilateral
adjective

having two sides
billingual
adjective

speaking two languages equally well
bipartisan
adjective

representing two political parties
bisect
verb

divide into two equal parts
semicircle
noun

half of a cirlce
semiconscious
adjective

half conscious; not fully conscious
semidetached
adjective

partly detached; sharing a wall with an adjoining building on one side, but detached on the other
semiskilled
adjective

partly skilled