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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Coming before; anticipatory; preventive.
From Latin praevenient-, present participle of praevenire (to precede), from pre- (before) + venire (to come).
"Frank Stella's big, shield-like 'Luis Miguel Dominguin' a
silver-painted shaped canvas was acquired in 1961, a prevenient
time indeed to buy Stella."
See more usage examples of prevenient in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief ... that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart. -Walter Lippmann, journalist (1889-1974)
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