Precursor

Definition of Precursor

Pre`cur´sor
n.1.One who, or that which, precedes an event, and indicates its approach; a forerunner; a harbinger.
Evil thoughts are the invisible, airy precursors of all the storms and tempests of the soul.
- Buckminster.

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