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Meaning of PRECURSORY

Pronunciation:  pri'kursuree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  warning of future misfortune
 

PRECURSORY is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: premonitory, prophetic, prophetical
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Pre*cur"so*ry\, a. [L. praecursorius.]
    Preceding as a precursor or harbinger; indicating something
    to follow; as, precursory symptoms of a fever.
    
    
  2. \Pre*cur"so*ry\, n.
    An introduction. [Obs.]
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: antecedent, anterior, augural, chief, exordial, first, foreboding, foregoing, foremost, forerunning, foreshadowing, foreshowing, foretokening, forewarning, heading, headmost, heavy with meaning, inaugural, indicative, initiatory, intuitive, leading, meaningful, monitory, portentous, precautional, precautionary, precedent, preceding, precessional, precursive, predictive, prefatory, prefigurative, preindicative, preliminary, preludial, prelusive, premonitory, preparatory, presageful, presaging, prevenient, prior, prodromal, prodromic, proemial, prognostic, prognosticative, propaedeutic, significant, warning
 

 

 

 

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