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preemptive
used in Gone with the Wind

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Definition
designed or having the power to deter or prevent an anticipated situation or occurrence
  • Or preempted a seat by her at a musicale or claimed her at a dance, and she was usually so amused by his bland impudence that she laughed and overlooked his past misdeeds until the next occurred.
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