Of a period before a war, especially the American Civil War.
A thing or event that precedes.
The noun to which a pronoun refers.
Coming before in position or time.
Ahead of the times, especially in the arts.
A group that is ahead in the times.
The foremost position, especially of an army or fleet.
Leaders of a movement fashion.
A commandment; a rule of conduct.
The belief that what happens in human life has already been determined by some higher power.
To take succession of something.
A warning in advance
Absurd; contrary to nature or reason.
Showy; pompous; claiming unjustified distinction.