In the dark branches of the trees the wind whistled mournfully, and the scudding clouds were precursory of rain.
And is not this a fresh instalment, or a precursory adumbration, of that Truth into which the Paraclete should lead?
Scrofula is only too often a precursory stage of tuberculosis.
Brutandor dropped his head, and there are reasons for belief that the precursory symptoms of a smile appeared in his face.
Pigmentation, of a yellowish or brownish color, is often a precursory and accompanying symptom.
Tassis was despatched as chief of a legation, precursory to a more stately embassy to be confided to the Duke of Frias.
The moon was overcast, and the atmosphere stifling and oppressive, precursory of a thunderstorm.
So does a long vowel before r and another consonant, as in 'precursory'.
The inventory of precursory types sees nothing but organic resemblances and disdains the differences of aptitude.
One of the precursory symptoms of consumption is the feeble murmur of respiration in the upper part of the lungs.