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incipient
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • His incipient friendship with her aunt had been nipped by the failure of his suit, and all that Oak learnt of Bathsheba’s movements was done indirectly.
  • Hence, whilst he sometimes reached the brilliant in speech because that was spontaneous, he fell below the commonplace in action, from inability to guide incipient effort.
  • "Pooh! that’s nothing—that’s nothing!" she exclaimed, in incipient accents of pique.
  • And now, in the well-nigh congealed immobility of his frame could be discerned an incipient movement, as in the darkest night may be discerned light after a while.
  • But Boldwood grew hot down to his hands with an incipient jealousy; he trod for the first time the threshold of "the injured lover’s hell."

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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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