Also pre·lu·so·ry [pri-loo-suh-ree] /prɪˈlu sə ri/.
Origin of prelusive
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Examples from the Web for prelusive
The first three lectures were designed to be preparatory and prelusive.Modern Skepticism
C. J. Ellicott
We hope to find that the last essay, upon the "Moral Ideal," is prelusive to another effort in this direction.
I have described the gorgeousness of my expectations in those early days of my prelusive acquaintance with German literature.The Collected Writing of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. II
Thomas De Quincey
In prelusive ways, it has wrought in the world from its foundation, and since the fall of man.The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians
G. G. Findlay
His prelusive sentiments are sometimes far-fetched, and converge not with a natural declination into the focus of epigram.The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete
C. Suetonius Tranquillus