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    precursor - Dictionary definition and meaning for word precursor

    (noun) a substance from which another substance is formed (especially by a metabolic reaction) Definition
    (noun) a person who goes before or announces the coming of another
    Synonyms : forerunner
    (noun) something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for precursor

"precursor" = pre(before) + cursor(that points out) == something that points out in advance == forerunner :)

She PREpared him for the CURSORy scene he was about to witness, serving as a PRECURSOR.

cursor is at the place while precursor is before so to tell fortune

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