Beginning to exist or appear.
Upon confirming our relationship status on Facebook I noticed her incipient beer belly and sagging breasts.
To make, or move with, a whirring noise, as of wheels in motion.
Do you hear that birr coming from under the stove, or am I fucking nuts?
Ready with great energy or spirit.
Steve was sparkling with the vim and vigor of a much younger man. He had the biting wit of a more learned man…
Possessing or expressing great wisdom or judgement.
The journeymen politicos wagged their heads with Stalinesque deference as the arena around them reverberated with Donald Trump’s sapient remarks…
/ˈkæs tɪˌgeɪt/ verb 1 a to chastise verbally. b to reprove. c to criticize severely. 2 a to punish by stripes. b to chastise by blows. c to chasten. Hannah often lauded her husband’s deft oral skill when reveling in their postcoital embrace. But later, when she was with her friends, she’d castigate him for a lack of competence both inside and outside of the bedroom.
To teach by frequent repetition or instruction.
You can inculcate in yourself the ability to hold off orgasm through certain masturbation techniques.
A period of youth or immaturity.
My grandfather slipped into a state of nonage after grandma passed, and gloated about giving oral sex to every woman in the nursing home.