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overture
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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overture
Used in
Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • It seemed that the omen was an unpropitious one, for, as the rather untoward commencement of Oak's overtures, just as he arrived by the garden gate, he saw a cat inside, going into various arched shapes and fiendish convulsions at the sight of his dog George.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: he made an overture
as in: played the William Tell Overture
as in: written in the overture
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