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preamble
used in The Age of Innocence

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Definition
a preliminary introduction to a speech, statute, or other writing — usually explaining its purpose

or more rarely:

anything that precedes something else
  • "Yes, dear?" she rejoined, so gently that he wondered at the lack of wonder with which she received this preamble.
    Chapter 32 (69% in)

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