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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