Example sentences for: incipient

How can you use “incipient” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Some carping, however: Costumes by Kawakubo are said to make dancers look like they have "incipient elephant-man disease" and to obscure their movements (Joan Acocella, the Wall Street Journal ). (B.A.M.

  • Tourists wandered the streets wondering which incipient Seattle trend would be the next big thing.

  • Ngoma insisted that the fighting was not an incipient attempt by the Rwandans to colonize Congo.

  • Despite the slackened selective constraints, mutations can still destroy the incipient functionality of a duplicated gene: for example, by introducing a premature stop codon or a mutation that destroys the structure of a major protein domain.

  • All the while, Nash was showing an intense interest in the state of Israel--often a sign of incipient insanity, at least in a non-Jew.


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