To better see all uses of the word
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
please enable javascript.

Used In
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • The Lascar was known to be a man of the vilest antecedents, but as, by Mrs. St. Clair’s story, he was known to have been at the foot of the stair within a very few seconds of her husband’s appearance at the window, he could hardly have been more than an accessory to the crime.

  • There are no more uses of "antecedent" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • Student motivation as an antecedent to accelerated education.
  • At a period immeasurably antecedent to the silurian epoch...
    Charles Darwin  --  The Origin of Species

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading