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precede
used in The Grapes of Wrath

2 uses
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Definition
to go or do before
  • He waited to let the whole emphasis of the preceding passage disappear and be forgotten.
    Chapter 2 (54% in)
  • One man leaned in the window, and the warm smell of whisky preceded him.
    Chapter 20 (96% in)

There are no more uses of "precede" in The Grapes of Wrath.

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