Synonyms to prelude

breakthrough, aggravated assault, aggression, amphibious attack, armed assault, assailing, assailment, assault, attack, avant-propos, banzai attack, blitz, blitzkrieg, boost, charge, coinage, counterattack, counteroffensive, coup de main, crippling attack, dead set at, descent on, discovery, diversion, diversionary attack, drive, exordium, flank attack, foreword, front matter, frontal attack, frontispiece, gas attack, head-on attack, hike, increase, infiltration, innovation, introduction, invention, leap, lightning attack, lightning war, mass attack, megadeath, mugging, neologism, new phase, novelty, offense, offensive, onset, onslaught, overkill, overture, panzer warfare, postulate, preamble, preface, prefix, prefixture, preliminary, premise, presupposition, proem, prolegomena, prolegomenon, prolepsis, prologue, protasis, push, run against, run at, rush, sally, shock tactics, sortie, strike, unprovoked assault, upgrade, verse, voluntary, wax, curtain raiser, Vorspiel, act, afterpiece, bit, chaser, coming out, concert overture, curtain, curtain call, debut, descant, divertimento, divertissement,