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inception

(ĭn-sĕp′shŭn) [L. inceptio, taking in, beginning]
1. The beginning of anything.
2. Ingestion.
3. Intussusception.
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The response of his antagonist, while equally prompt in the inception, was made with a slow, uniform, mechanical and, I thought, somewhat theatrical movement of the arm, that was a sore trial to my patience.
No matter how revolutionary and anarchist in inception, there would be fools enough to give such an outrage the character of a religious manifestation.
Exactly what the parties have already done they shall do again; but that which we inferred from their nature and inception, they will not do.
For a few moments they spoke of the opera, of the topics that were then occupying the attention of Paris, of the pleasure of renewing their brief acquaintance which had had its inception under such odd circumstances, and this brought them to the subject that was uppermost in the minds of both.