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Word: initiate

Definition: begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated

Sentences Containing 'initiate'

After the final battle with Foundation X, Shroud is seen in a flashback where she speaks with Wakana who seeks to initiate the Gaia Impact on her own.
After the initiation ceremony known as Isi Nli Okpukpu, the initiate is addressed as Iyom.
An alternate way to initiate the arc is the "scratch start".
As G6P is consumed, increasing amounts of ATP initiate a series of processes that result in release of insulin.
As the merozoites are released, they invade erythrocytes and initiate the erythrocytic cycle, where the parasite digests hemoglobin to obtain amino acids for protein synthesis.
By bringing to the foreground the Asian commercial milieu Chaudhuri helped initiate new literatures in Asian history.
By presenting this evidence, Van Hulst would be then able to initiate an investigation into that Jew’s racial background, delaying their deportation.
By the late 19th century, governments began to initiate national insurance programs against sickness and old age.
Creation of the Board. It was at this point that think-tanks in Sindh realized the dire need of an organisation which could initiate, supervise and promote the publication of material in Sindhi language.
Dash and Violet use their powers to escape their captors and are joined by their parents, only to be captured by Syndrome, who then heads off to initiate his plan.
Development is still happening under the auspices of BIC who initiate and moderate discussions and maintain the standard on behalf of the book industry.
District spokeswoman Trish LaDuca told the East Brunswick newspaper "Home News Tribune" that " representative of the school district cannot constitutionally initiate prayer, encourage it or lead it."
During Brown's tenure, the company was one of the first to initiate modern forest management practices and to attempt to conserve the forest for future industry use.
During this ritual, "three treasures" are revealed to the initiate.
He accused lawmakers of being soft on corruption and announced that he would use his constitutional powers to initiate a referendum on the dissolution of the current Saeima.
He was also an honorary initiate of the BC Alpha chapter of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity at the University of British Columbia.
Hormone replacement can be used to initiate puberty and continue if the gene mutation occurs in the gene coding for the hormone.
However, according to historians, Waku Gutu was ideologically and militarily trained by Somalis to initiate the Oromo separatism movement.
In 2004 the CDFG gained new funding from several organizations to initiate the Marine Life Protection Act Initiative.
In addition the act requires a clear question of secession to initiate secession talks.
In such mixtures decomposition of the peroxide can initiate exothermic radical polymerization of the vinyltrimethoxysilane.
In the third act, Axël's Rosicrucian tutor, Master Janus, prepares to initiate Axël into the occult mysteries.
In this state, the PC can self-initiate its automated, remote configuration process.
It can be accessed by pressing ##634# on the dial keypad, which should initiate the download after the last # is pressed.
It is also able to initiate host cell fusion that results in multi-nucleated giant cells (MNGCs).
Like ordinary monoclonal antibodies, SMIPs are monospecific, meaning they recognize and attach to a single antigen target to initiate their biological activity.
McCartney likely sensed the precarious situation and sought to initiate projects for the group.
Mustafa III did secure the services of foreign generals to initiate a reform of the infantry and artillery.
One day, the henchmen of a local gangster boss named Torsillo come ashore in Amantido to initiate the construction a banana processing plant.
R.S. Praveen Raj, then petitioned IPAB requesting it to initiate an action on its own will (suo motu) for the cancellation of GI status to the Tiruppathi laddu.
Southeast. The Southeast helped initiate the narrow gauge era with the opening of the Tuskegee Railroad in 1871.
Such devices often are used to initiate combat in an ambush, combining surprise with an intense burst of fragments.
The BNDD declined to initiate proceedings on the basis of their interpretation of U.S. treaty commitments.
The Commission has a mandate to prosecute alleged offenders when there is sufficient evidence to initiate legal actions.
The Hassassin stole antimatter (a very reactive and explosive substance when exposed with matter), in order to initiate revenge against the Roman Catholic Church in the Vatican City by the secret society organization "The Illuminati".
The main interface is accessible using a web browser, and there is a command-line tool that can optionally be used to initiate crawls.
The meeting, an attempt to initiate a debate between academics and union activists from different parts of the country was sponsored by the People's Union for Democratic Rights.
The reactor is fueled primarily by depleted uranium-238 "fertile fuel", but requires a small amount of enriched uranium-235 or other "fissile fuel" to initiate fission.
The referee did at one point during the fight initiate a count due to Jimmy Young being outside the ropes.
The renewed alliance stabilized the situation, allowing Vytautas to launch an offensive against the Teutonic Knights and to initiate the first Samogitian uprising.
The voltage required to initiate and sustain discharge is dependent on the pressure and composition of the fill gas and geometry of the tube.
There were three common types of free fall pinsetters: Bowlers must initiate all free-fall pinsetter cycles.
This section features what happens in the ceremony to initiate a new cat of a certain position, using a specific cat as an example, including how they felt about becoming that position.
To initiate a call, a hearing person calls a VRS and connects to a video interpreter who then contacts the video user.
Under a cold cyclone, 500 hPa temperatures can fall as low as −30 °C, which can initiate convection even in the driest atmospheres.
Unlike Collegiate Chapters, however, Alumni Chapters do not initiate new members, although they may recommend persons to the Collegiate Chapters.
Using RPGs to initiate the attack, they blew through the wall and killed a number of Salvadorean soldiers.
When cells within a patent vessel are exposed to VEGF signaling, only a restricted number of them initiate the angiogenic process.
Women are needed to deliberate, resolve, and initiate laws."
``I shall do whatever they do at Paris, madame, if I have the good fortune to find some one who will initiate me into the prevalent ideas of amusement.''

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