initial

[ ih-nish-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF initial

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INITIAL

And yet this practice is just as necessary as the initial lessons on level ground.

"That goes very well with the initial on the kerchief," said Parson Jones.

In the initial stages of building, the hull was upside down.

This is the initial symptom of the complaint, and may lead to the commission of assault.

Miles and Ward were recovering somewhat from their initial astonishment.

Give me one initial of her name—only one—and I will be good.

The initial letters present for the most part games of strength or skill.

But every insight from this realm of thought is felt as initial, and promises a sequel.

No doubt (replied Socrates) you have accomplished that initial step?

The battery must not be discharged until the initial charge has been completed.

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