(ADJ) A period before a war, especially before the American Civil War.
(N) A thing or event that precedes.
(ADJ) Coming before in position or time.
(ADJ) Ahead or the times especially in the arts.
(N) A group that is ahead of the times.
(ADJ) The foremost position, especially of an army or an army or fleet. Leaders of a movement, fashion, ect.
(N) A command; rule of conduct.
(N) The belief that what happens in human life has already been determined by some high power.
(V) to take possession of something before anyone else can do so.
(N) A warning in advance. A hunch feeling.
(ADJ) Absurd; contrary to nature or reason.
(ADJ) Showing; pompous; claiming unjustified distinction.
(ADJ) First in time or importance.
(N) A prime minister or head of state.
(N) An archbishop or bishop who ranks highest among others. A member of the order of animals that includes monkeys, apes, and humans.
(N) First in rank, excellence, quality, importance, or time.
(ADJ) Chief; most important.
(V) To prepare someone or something for use or action.
(ADJ) Belonging to the first ages; ancient.
(ADJ) Original, fundamental.
(ADJ) Situated behind or at the back.
(N) The buttocks.
(N) Future generations. A persons descendants.
(ADJ) Occurring or continuing after death, especially a work published after the author's death or a child born after the father's death.