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precede
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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to go or do before
  • Sissy, who was done with her wild past, and who should have been settling down into the calm that precedes satisfied middle age, threw the family into a turmoil by falling madly in love with the John to whom she had been married for more than five years.
    Chapter 47 (26% in)

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