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  Words related to overture

Related / Similar Words: advance, approach, feeler, preliminary, prelude

 

Definition:
  • orchestral music played at the beginning of an opera or oratorio;
  • a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others; "she rejected his advances";
  • something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows; "training is a necessary preliminary to employment"; "drinks were the overture to dinner";

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    Derivational Morphology: approach, prelude

     

     
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