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Their message was serious, their activism was witty and fast, like their direct action antecedents, ACT UP!Tick-Tock: The Explosive Power of the Lesbian Avengers|Tim Teeman|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The SUVs, coupes, and sedans that populate dealer showrooms are much greener than their antecedents.Farewell to the Gas Station: The Demise of a Car-Culture Icon|Daniel Gross|May 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World is that very rare thing: a book without antecedents.Jeffrey Eugenides Hails Donald Antrim’s 'Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World'|Jeffrey Eugenides|June 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
These examples of art bleeding into marketing have antecedents, of course.
I was born in the Old Dominion, my parents were born in Virginia, and they and their antecedents were all slaveholders.Portrait and Biography of Parson Brownlow, The Tennessee Patriot|William Gannaway Brownlow
Now Diard, far from arresting the spot of oil on his garments left by his antecedents, did his best to spread it.Juana|Honore de Balzac
Frederick's tender years, his antecedents, your tender solicitude, my constant vigilance.
Certain remarkable antecedents warranted the power which Cosmo Ruggiero retained over his mistress to her last hour.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
Fitzwalker Tookey had the antecedents and education of a gentleman.An Old Man's Love|Anthony Trollope