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inceptive

in·cep·tive

inceptive

 
pronunciation:
ihn sep tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: incipient, beginning, or initial.
antonyms:
terminal
definition 2: in grammar, inchoative.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an inceptive verb, verb form, or affix.
derivation: inceptively (adv.)