Of a period before a war, especially the american civil war.
A thing or even that preceds.
The noun to which a pronoung refers
Coming before in position or time
Ahead of the times, especially in the arts
A group that is ahead of times
The foremost position, especially of an army or fleet.
Leaders of a movement, fashion, etc.
A command; a rule of conduct.
The belief that what happens in human life has already been determined by some higher power
To take possession of something before anyone else can do so.
A warning in advance
Absurd; contrary to nature or reason
Showy; pompous; claiming injustified distinction