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precede
used in Picture of Dorian Gray - 13 chapter version

2 uses
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Definition
to go or do before
  • Gradually the events of the preceding night crept with silent bloodstained feet into his brain, and reconstructed themselves there with terrible distinctness.
    Chapter 12 (4% in)
  • On a little table of dark perfumed wood thickly incrusted with nacre, a present from his guardian's wife, Lady Radley, who had spent the preceding winter in Cairo, was lying a note from Lord Henry, and beside it was a book bound in yellow paper, the cover slightly torn and the edges soiled.
    Chapter 8 (69% in)

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