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The idea that January 1st initiates a period of new beginning is not a flash of Hallmark brilliance.

But the professional initiates these relationships, and the business should not request or expect it.

Pamela is the one who ultimately initiates sex; Louie follows her lead.

In 1983, Gaddafi initiates work on the Great Manmade River, a network of wells and pipelines for water.

There must have been literally hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of initiates, across the millennium of classical history.

The President initiates a treaty and the Senate confirms it.

The one whose duty it was to officiate at the reception of initiates stood in the center.

The warrior initiates, whereas the legislator completes the organization of society.

This was, likely, secretly taught by word of mouth as Qabbalah or Oral Tradition to the initiates, and was never put into writing.

Within the medicine lodge, Murray was instructing the chosen initiates in some sort of mystic rites.


On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to initiates, such as: begin, launch, institute, set up, take up, and trigger.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.