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Precursor and Preclude

Difficult Words : Precursor and Preclude

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Preclude (pri KLOOD) v: to prevent something from ever happening

• Ann feared that her abysmal academic career might
preclude her becoming a brain surgeon.

Precursor (pri KUR sur) n: forerunner; something that goes before and anticipates or paves the way for whatever it is that follows

• The arrival of a million-dollar check in the mail might very well be the
precursor of a brand-new car.

• A sore throat is often the
precursor of cold.

• Hard work on the practice field might be the
precursor of success on the playing field.

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