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antecedent
used in Great Expectations

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Definition a preceding occurrence; or anything that precedes something
  • The book itself had the appearance of having been stolen from some court of justice, and perhaps his knowledge of its antecedents, combined with his own experience in that wise, gave him a reliance on its powers as a sort of legal spell or charm.
    Chapter XL (55% in)

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