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incipient
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Middlemarch
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  • They floated in his mind agreeably enough, and as he took up his bed-candle his lips were curled with that incipient smile which is apt to accompany agreeable recollections.

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  • She dealt with her problem with alcohol while it was still in an incipient state.
  • WILLY [stopping the incipient argument, to HAPPY]:
    Arthur Miller  --  Death of a Salesman

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