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incipient
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
beginning to come into existence
  • It appeared to me that the eggs from which young Insurers were hatched were incubated in dust and heat, like the eggs of ostriches, judging from the places to which those incipient giants repaired on a Monday morning.
    Chapter 22 (79% in)

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