an anticipatory flash of excitement
happening, performed, or felt in anticipation of something.
translation of 'anticipatory'
Outside, the first footprints of autumn were seen in the yellowing leaves of some of the older poplars and the increasing 'anticipatory' excitement of the birds and squirrels.
As will be argued, Rushdie's novel can be approached as an instance of a modernized fairy tale utopia, as well as a move from the sheer critique of the present state of things to the 'anticipatory' vision of a more hospitable world.
Historians of the Sixties have long emphasized that there were many 'anticipatory' developments, from the introduction of Playboy and stars like Marilyn Monroe in the Fifties, to the Beat Generation of the same era.
Inside there was bustle and excited 'anticipatory' chatter.
The assumption has to be made that, had there been no 'anticipatory' breach, the defendant would have performed his legal obligation and no more.
Even after we had become used to the fascinating jumble of treasures piled throughout the house our visits were marked by an 'anticipatory' , nervous excitement.
Representatives of concerned residents held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss 'anticipatory' measures to be taken in case of floods in the near future and the administration's lack of preparation.
Plodding and predictable, it seems unable to manufacture suspense from the kind of situation and setting that would have had Hitchcock rubbing his hands with 'anticipatory' glee.
She found that she was less bothered by hot flashes and the attendant 'anticipatory' anxiety about when the next hot flash would occur.
With extraordinary promotional finesse, Buffalo Bill's Wild West heightened 'anticipatory' excitement by plastering its tour route with colorful posters announcing upcoming show dates.
The thought of his blind date gives him a rush of 'anticipatory' nervous excitement.
At points during the album all the elements come together, and ‘Positive Tension’ provides a song that does exactly what the title suggests, bubbling with 'anticipatory' riffs and lyrics.
There is an alternative claim for damages for 'anticipatory' breach of contract.
It is the nineteenth century doctrine of 'anticipatory' self-defence which claims a right to take necessary and proportionate action in self-defence when there is the danger of an imminent attack.
A constructive dismissal may arise by way of an 'anticipatory' breach.
At Jolimont Station today, two giggling girls approached the doors, falling all over one another in 'anticipatory' mirth, they waited for the beep, opened the door a crack and threw in a small piece of paper.
The Plaintiff takes the position that there is an 'anticipatory' breach of contract by the Defendant.
Was he in 'anticipatory' repudiatory breach in respect of the contracts in respect of vessels 3-6?
We have taken some 'anticipatory' measures and will not be affected by the new ruling.
Rather than shouting, residents silently digested as much detail as they could, a series of 'anticipatory' computations filled all heads as everybody tried to visualize the plan that would permanently change the neighbourhood.
March in New York is a restless time, an 'anticipatory' time, hopeful yet apprehensive.
The very thing he says is an 'anticipatory' excuse for anything he may choose to do.
Usually, once the story begins then I kind of relax into it, but there is sort of an 'anticipatory' work up that happens.
To live in the expectation that time will end permits the expression of chronic, 'anticipatory' mourning for a world about to be lost, and supports a keen public interest in the history and archaeology of lost worlds.
The reader is kept in an 'anticipatory' state of excitement which is gratified only in the release afforded by the final solution in the last pages.
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