Example sentences for: incipient

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

  • It is a 20 th -century American habit to portray adolescents as incipient juvenile delinquents, when not idealizing them as "the future of our society."

  • The remarkable work on civil rights done by Robert Kennedy's Justice Department bore a distinctly Republican stamp: John Doar, a celebrated member of that team--who single-handedly stopped an incipient riot at Medgar Evars' funeral by stepping into an angry crowd and yelling, "Anybody around here knows that I stand for what's right!"

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

  • His loving parents didn't recognize the incipient signs of Salvi's schizophrenia, and so never sought psychiatric treatment for him.

  • 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.


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