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antecedent
word that a pronoun refers to (usually before the pronoun)
antediluvian
very old; primitive
antemeridian
occuring before noon
antepenult
third syllable from the end of a word
anterior
front
metacarpal
having to do with the wrist and hand
metaphysics
deals with the nature of existence
metastasis
spread of a malignancy from the original site to another part of the body
metempsychosis
supposed after existence, or passing of the psyche at death into another body
posterior
behind
posterity
decendants
posthumous
born after the death of one's father
postprandial
occuring after a meal
predecease
die before another person
prerecord
record in advance
prescient
gifted with foresight
presentiment
foreboding
prognosis
prediction of the probable cause
prophesy
foretell
prophylaxis
preventive treatment against disease