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incipient

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beginning to come into existence
  • I have an incipient dislike and distrust of that guy, and I only met him this morning

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“Incipient.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/incipient. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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