Group 156: pre=before
He was carefully walking up the precarious staircase of the old wooden house.
Without any precedent, there was no protocol for what action to take.
Only the bravest hikers had traveled the precipitous path around the mountain.
The judge determined that the crime was not a sudden act of violence; instead it was premeditated and planned.
The lawyer had to prove premeditation before the jury would convict the murderer.
The debater won the contest by pointing out that his opponent had no premise to his argument.
The country's legal system presumed people were innocent until they were proven guilty.
She apologized for her presumptuous manner of speaking to the man once she realized he was the boss.