In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(disease/baldness) incipiente(friendship/tension) incipiente(friendship/tension) naciente
- I don't appear to be completely incapacitated by incipient Alzheimer's (or is it Retired Raver's Mind-Rot?) after all, then.
- Meanwhile, the French girl has had time to take in the holiday wear - the extra-large T-shirt, the shorts, the sandals with cotton socks, the incipient sunburn.
- It may be the knowingness not of incipient sexuality, as some commentators have argued, but rather of being regarded by a camera.
- For an important but limited beginning, Stover's text forms only an incipient explication of the African American mother tongue.
- Aries at 0 is the beginning of the zodiac, the first degree, an incipient point of something that breaks onto the world consciousness.
- No indications of tabulation; a short split in the wall either represents damage or is an incipient opening.
- It seemed inevitable that something would be done at the beginning of this week to halt the incipient crash dynamics of the stock market.
- The following day she had the opportunity to test her incipient beliefs when she dined with an aristocratic English woman.
- We ended up leaving at around midnight - a disgustingly early time and obvious evidence of our incipient senility.
- Her only worrying moment came when she felt incipient cramp in her right leg halfway through the test.
- At least at the beginning of the incipient movement, conservatives and libertarians could find a common enemy in the growth of the New Deal welfare state.
- Instead, energy prices are a prime incipient consequence of global reflation.
- Although it is still too early to draw any final conclusions, we do have incipient evidence that the peer groups are making a difference.
- He hits on the tight connection in everything we're seeing between incompetence, state mendacity and incipient authoritarianism.
- The intentional note of grief, imagined, anticipatory, and incipient, is again an important element of that defense.
- Forget those fluffy-chinned policemen, the true sign of incipient old age these days is a trip to the Under-21 World Cup to witness rugby's gilded future.
- Whether closer follow-up of cases of tuberculosis leads to earlier detection of incipient toxicity or other factors are at work is unclear.
- Indo-American relations have developed genuine, if incipient, contents.
- Pletnev's new version does much to tame the score's incipient vulgarity without compromising its more grotesque elements.
- This was the approach favoured by the group of countries with incipient pharmaceutical industries capable of producing generic copies of highly expensive drugs.
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