2. Concerning a person growing into a specified position: Jack’s experience with young children in his past was of great value as an incipient teacher in the lower grades of elementary school.
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The project is still in its incipient or in its initial stages.
Another insipient politician was more than the voters were willing to accept.
Politicians suddenly become incipient when it is election time and they too often become insipient when they make speeches.