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prelude
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War and Peace
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  • All were silent, expectant of what was to follow, for this was dearly only a prelude.
  • Sonya was sitting at the clavichord, playing the prelude to Denisov’s favorite barcarolle.
  • Sonya struck the first chord of the prelude.

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  • The move is seen as a prelude to a declaration of war.
  • a prelude to dictatorship

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