INAUGURATE in a Sentence

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For INAUGURATE, below is one of 13 sentences:
The secession of the Southern states provided Lincoln with his first major problem after his inauguration.

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 Meanings and Examples of INAUGURATE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  start; initiate; induct into office by formal ceremony
Classic Sentence:
1  I saw more clearly than ever the wisdom of the system which General Armstrong had inaugurated at Hampton.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VIII.
2  I'd rather Bonnie was invited to eat dry bread in the Picards' miserable house or Mrs. Elsing's rickety barn than to be the belle of a Republican inaugural ball.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LII
3  Here, an inaugural sight, four horses of snowy whiteness are grazing abroad on the grassy plain.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK THIRD
4  Miss Josephine Sleary, as some very long and very narrow strips of printed bill announced, was then inaugurating the entertainments with her graceful equestrian Tyrolean flower-act.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III
Example Sentence:
1  The airline decided to inaugurate its new route to the Far East with a special reduced fare offer.
2  People hoped that the new government would inaugurate a period of change.
3  The International Trade Agreement inaugurated a period of high economic growth.
4  He will be inaugurated as president in January.
5  The moon landing inaugurated a new era in space exploration.
6  Professor Pearson gave the inaugural lecture in the new lecture theatre.
7  His inaugural speech was very inspiring.
8  Immigration reform, largely sidelined by economic issues in Obama's first term, is part of an ambitious liberal agenda he laid out in his second inaugural address on Monday
9  The secession of the Southern states provided Lincoln with his first major problem after his inauguration.