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avant-garde
ahead of the times, esp. in the arts

root: ante
precept
a command, a rule of conduct

root: pre
predestination
the belief that what happens in human life has already been determined by a higher power

root: pre
preempt, pre-empt
to take possession of something before anyone else can do so

root: pre
premonition
a warning in advance

root: pre
preposterous
absurd, contrary to nature or reason

root: pre
pretentious
showy, pompous, claiming an unjustified distinction

root: pre
vanguard
1. the foremost position, esp. of an army or fleet

2. leaders of a movement, fashion, etc.

root: ante
antebellum
of a period before a war, esp. American Civil War

roots: ante = before; bellum = war
ante
before
pre
before
antecedent
1. a thing or event that precedes

2. the noun to which a pronoun refers

root: ante
anterior
coming before in position or time

root: ante