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Sample sentences for the GRE study word incipient

incipient can be used as a adj

1.The shock and the incipient pain had partly sobered him. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
2.A low incipient note sweet banshee murmured all. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
3.This bore some resemblance to incipient rigour, and was accompanied by a marked sinking of the pulse. - from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
4.With a few rapid lateral passes I made the lids quiver, as in incipient sleep, and with a few more I closed them altogether. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
5.'Let me go to bed, then,' answered the boy, shrinking from Catherine's salute and he put his fingers to remove incipient tears. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte labours would soon end, and I believed that exercise and amusement would then drive away incipient disease and I promised myself both of these when my creation should be complete. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
7.Somnolent invocation, less somnolent recognition, incipient excitation, catechetical interrogation. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
8.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. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
9.The cold of interstellar space, thousands of degrees below freezing point or the absolute zero of Fahrenheit, Centigrade or Reaumur the incipient intimations of proximate dawn. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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