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I am wondering if that is a correct usage or perhaps common usage for this word?

If not, what could I use except for "background", "history", and "introduction". I don't want to use them since I have used them a lot and I want to toss in some other words to make my writing a bit less tasteless!


Snippet could work, but you could also use "blurb" or "section".

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