Classical Roots_Lesson 7-Vocabulary & definitions

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Section 1

Question Answer
vanguardn. The foremost position, especially of an army or fleet.
antebellumadj. Of a period before a war, especially the American Civil War.
antecedentn. A thing or event that precedes.
anterioradj. Coming before in position or time.
avant-gardeadj. Ahead of the times, especially in the arts.
preceptn. A command; a rule of conduct.
preposterousAdj. Absurd; contrary to nature or reason.

Section 2

Question Answer
avant-garden. A group that is ahead of the times.
antecedentadj. Preceding, going before
vanguardn. Leaders of a movement, fashion, etc.
predestinationn. The belief that what happens in human life has already been determined by some higher power.
Preempt, pre-empttr. v. To take possession of something before anyone else can do so.
premonitionn. A warning in advance.
prententiousAdj. Showy; pompous; claiming unjustified distinction.