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- n. A beginning, or first stage
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Beginning; commencement; incipient state.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The condition of being incipient; beginning; commencement.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. beginning to exist or to be apparent
The original score, all a-throb with scary incipience, was composed by David Wingo.
In contrast to part 1, which was a ponderous exercise in stage-setting and dramatic incipience, this film, directed by David Yates and adapted by Steve Kloves, is a climax worthy of the term.
Her teenage daughter, Mandy Ashley Rickards, is autistic, and that incipience can give way to utter chaos without warning.
It is almost the contrary: signification has its incipience in transcendence; transcendence is the intersubjective quality of sensibility.
The situation's bad, hence the decision to increase the presence of U.S. and international forces in Baghdad, though not clear that alone will be enough to quell this incipience of a war.
He made Kaethe Gregorovius feel charming, meanwhile becoming increasingly restless at the all-pervading cauliflower — simultaneously hating himself too for this incipience of he knew not what superficiality.
Through the windows, he had seen sunlight streaking the Georgica Pond - the name a deliberate understatement typical of the local gentry, it being more the size of a lake - like pigment upon a painter's brush: there was a sense about the light of incipience, of colour that was not yet vivid, of an idea not yet formed.
The sky had lightened a little, but the air was heavy with the incipience of a storm.
The sky could no longer be seen and the air had grown heavy and dank as if with the incipience of a storm.
Stile felt his heartbeat and respiratory rate increase with the incipience of this effort.