Example sentences for: incipient

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

  • Another problem with these epidemiological studies is that reverse causation could be involved—in other words, that incipient dementia could be causing reduced engagement in leisure activities, although some prospective studies have been particularly attentive to controlling for this possibility [8].

  • 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.

  • As the OED2e delicately puts it, of timber or fruit in a state of incipient decay.

  • The third pole is the government, which must intervene to insure that the incipient relationship of “involuntary servitude” shall not exist.


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