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Preconceive   /prˌikənsˈiv/   Listen
Preconceive

verb
(past & past part. preconceived; pres. part. preconceiving)
1.
Conceive beforehand.






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"Preconceive" Quotes from Famous Books



... means the great aim would of a surety be accomplished—Shagpat Shaved! So my purpose was to discover him; and I made calculations, and summoned them that serve me to search for such a youth as thou art; fairly, O my betrothed, did I preconceive thee. And so it was that I traced a magic line from the sand-hills to the city, and from the outer hills to the sand-hills; and whoso approached by that line I knew was he marked out as my champion, my betrothed,—a youth destined for great things. Was I right? ...
— The Shaving of Shagpat • George Meredith



Words linked to "Preconceive" :   preconception, gestate, conceptualise, conceptualize, conceive



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