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Inchoate


[in-KO-it] –adjective-

just begun; incomplete; incipient


Dictionary.com entry for Inchoate


My article for the newsletter is due tomorrow,
but what I've written so far is inchoate, at best.


Online Etymology Dictionary entry for Inchoate
1534, from L. inchoatus, pp. of inchoare, alteration of incohare "to begin,"
originally "to hitch up," from in- "on" + cohum "strap fastened to the oxen's yoke."




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