noun, plural ex·or·di·ums, ex·or·di·a [ig-zawr-dee-uh, ik-sawr-]. /ɪgˈzɔr di ə, ɪkˈsɔr-/.
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OTHER WORDS FROM exordiumex·or·di·al, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for exordium
From the exordium, forwards, I followed his words closely, and lost none of his arguments.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman
This exordium is followed by a new invitation to come to Paris with all speed to talk over everything.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.1/3, 1831-1835|Dorothy Duchesse de Dino
She replied through the Count of Staremberg, her minister for German affairs, that such an exordium deserved no answer at all.The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete|Friedrich Schiller
A single allusion to Greece, as the mistress of the world in letters and arts, found an appropriate place in the exordium.The Works of Daniel Webster, Volume 1|Daniel Webster
That Lucretian Exordium he must have written in one of his happiest veins—under the sting of the poetical œstrum.