Anticipatory in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Anticipatory

happening or performed in anticipation of something

Examples of Anticipatory in a sentence

The soldiers took anticipatory defensive positions, preparing for the wave of attackers that would no doubt assault their position within the hour. ðŸ”Š

Some anticipatory precautions to take in the case of severe weather include having a storm shelter, a backup generator, and plenty of food and water. ðŸ”Š

A dog will often give a few anticipatory wags of its tail when it expects that something good is about to happen, such as getting a treat or going outside. ðŸ”Š

There is always a certain anticipatory excitement in the air when a novel leaves you with a cliffhanger that spurs you to turn the page.  ðŸ”Š

The base’s patrol routes were made more thorough last month, an anticipatory precaution to prepare for infiltration by the enemy.  ðŸ”Š

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