Usage examples for embryonic

  1. This instinct is natural, and the obedience to it enables us to gain more rapidly in other, higher instincts which, if our ancestors had at all, were so embryonic as not to have attained expression. – As a Matter of Course by Annie Payson Call
  2. He must never forget in his earlier years that he is embryonic in the profession; that the profession is a difficult one and with many ramifications; that if he was able to live through three normal lives he would yet know only a very little of what there is to know about his chosen work. – Opportunities in Engineering by Charles M. Horton
  3. But we must follow the development of our special pastime through its embryonic stage to a moment when, all unknown and unseen in the womb of time, like the sudden changes which differentiate the gradual ascents from a lower to a higher being, unseen, unknown, and unwritten in history, that great event occurred, the birth of the first 'dug- out' canoe. – Boating by W. B. Woodgate Commentator: Harvey Mason
  4. It was to him, the embryonic advocate, what hospital service is to the surgeon. – McAllister and His Double by Arthur Train
  5. Henceforth, friendship to me is but a name, and I survive my bereavement only to concentrate my affections upon my embryonic whiskers. – Doesticks, What He Says by Q. K. Philander Doesticks
  6. Who shall say how many embryonic law- breakers took courage at the story and started upon an experimental attempt at crime? – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  7. And the necessity exists even at this age for darkness during the formative processes of embryonic life. – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder
  8. One should endeavor to get at the thing in its embryonic state, as- as it were. – Then I'll Come Back to You by Larry Evans
  9. A dozen words to the man at his side, and the catastrophes, even embryonic would be averted. – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  10. Each worker might have been a queen but for the fact that environment and a special food were not vouchsafed in the embryonic stage. – The Confessions of a Beachcomber by E J Banfield
  11. The authorities, State and municipal, goaded to desperation, did likewise, and the five million men, women, and children of New York were automatically metamorphosed into embryonic sleuths. – The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  12. The experiment cited merely proves that in the individual the embryonic or young eye will continue developing by heredity even after it is transplanted and in the absence of light. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  13. The solution is not so clear in the case of facts which do not harmonise with a body of historical knowledge or with the sciences, still in the embryonic stage, which deal with man. – Introduction to the Study of History by Charles V. Langlois Charles Seignobos
  14. And perchance there were even other instruments, an embryonic orchestra. – Some Forerunners of Italian Opera by William James Henderson
  15. And such arrest must inevitably entail some warp or bias of a lower animal phase; which may so impress itself permanently on embryonic development as to detract more or less gravely from the final transition. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  16. Iowa was rife with aspiring if embryonic metropolises. – Desert Dust by Edwin L. Sabin
  17. The impetus which causes a living being to grow larger, to develop and to age, is the same that has caused it to pass through the phases of the embryonic life. – Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson