Saturday, March 20, 2010

incipient

incipient [ in-SIP-ee-uh'nt ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. beginning to appear or at an initial stage
2. starting to develop
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 His plant had spouted incipient buds which would bloom after a week.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Every time I visit Lewis Towers, my mother checks my eyelids for signs of incipient anaemia, wraps me in a rug and lays me out on the sofa while she rubs my toes.