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prelusion

[pri-loo-zhuh n]
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noun
  1. a prelude.
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Origin of prelusion

1590–1600; < Latin praelūsiōn- (stem of praelūsiō) a prelude, equivalent to praelūs(us) (past participle of praelūdere; see prelude) + -iōn- -ion
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Historical Examples

  • So sudden and so early a prelusion of summer, it was generally feared, could not last.

    The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey, Vol. 2

    Thomas de Quincey