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 Meanings and Examples of INITIATION
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 n.  an occasion when something starts
Classic Sentence: (50 in 4 pages)
1  You will perhaps also see in your further initiation a like method of enlightenment.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
2  "If you are resolved, I must begin your initiation," said the Rhetor coming closer to Pierre.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
3  But I remarked that the Old Soldier took him into custody directly, for her partner; and instructed him, as the first preliminary of initiation, to give her all the silver he had in his pocket.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
4  It struck her as providential that she should be the instrument of his initiation.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
5  There's no initiation either into such mysteries.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In I
6  His indignation was mounting, now that the initial hurt was subsiding.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
7  Chris wanted those with initial letters in the corner, because he had never seen any before.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: V
8  He felt vaguely that death must make a first choice of the men who were nearest; the initial morsels for the dragons would be then those who were following him.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
9  The initial letters alone are given.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLV
10  He regretted his initial plan, which had at first seemed so practical to him.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
11  also now understood that the court was ashamed to summon those it accused to the attic of this building for the initial hearing, and why it preferred to impose upon them in their own homes.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Three In the empty Courtroom - The Student - The ...
12  When she arrived at that letter the paralytic made her understand that she had spoken the initial letter of the thing he wanted.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 58. M. Noirtier de Villefort.
13  First, they can decipher all initial letters into political meanings.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: CHAPTER VI.
14  "Here," he said; and he wrote the initial letters, w, y, t, m, i, c, n, b, d, t, m, n, o, t.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 4: Chapter 13
15  By the kings command, Maitre Corbeau was permitted to add a tail to his initial letter and to call himself Gorbeau.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—MASTER GORBEAU
Example Sentence: (66 in 5 pages)
16  The initial response has been encouraging.
17  The initial section of tunnel had to be dug by hand.
18  Payne later expanded on his initial statement.
19  The initial founding of a squatter settlement is, itself, an illegal act and, therefore, a challenge to authority.
20  The debate seems to have lost much of its initial impetus.
21  An initial study will look at the terrorist threat to peace-keeping forces in the Balkans.
22  A decision to exclude a third of the countries on that initial list would be controversial, as debt cancellation is a key element to alleviate global poverty.
23  We would have understood the play better if there had been some initial exposition of the background.
24  Please initial the emendation you have made in this contract.
25  His warning soon turned out to be well justified, as the attacking ship unleashed its initial salvo from a distance much greater than a Springer captain would have dared to fire.
26  Please just tell me initial of your first name.
27  They are easily confused with the many startups that have recently launched new crypto currencies via an initial coin offering (ICO), a much hyped form of crowdfunding.
28  In the two years since its rocky initial public offering, Facebook has become a strong business that regularly releases financial results that set investors' hearts aflutter.
29  His initials were engraved on the cigarette case.
30  The two authors have the same initials.