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In*cep"tive (?), a.

Beginning; expressing or indicating beginning; as, an inceptive proposition; an inceptive verb, which expresses the beginning of action; -- called also inchoative.

-- In*cep"tive*ly, adv.


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In*cep"tive, n.

An inceptive word, phrase, or clause.


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