happening first; at the start; in the beginning: Although natural gas cars cost a bit more initially, savings from lower fuel costs can help make up the difference.The foundation initially funded only educational programs, but later also awarded grants for emotional and social support.
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The abstract pictures by Howard Mehring, Thomas Downing, Alma Thomas and others were initially loaned by the late Vincent Melzac, possibly a more colorful figure than any of the local artists he championed.In the galleries: The Washington colorists and the CIA | Mark Jenkins | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
The school’s conference, the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association, initially forbade team activities because of the coronavirus pandemic before reversing that decision in October, allowing schools to play open schedules.A high school football coach had a heart attack during a game, but didn’t leave until it was done | Kyle Melnick | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
Then, she said something that initially made no sense to my brain.Distance learning was a disaster. So I decided to teach my daughter myself. | Tracey Lewis-Giggetts | November 19, 2020 | Washington Post
The event did not initially require testing or any quarantining, and it still permits spectators at the start and finish lines.As the coronavirus tears through rural Maryland, an ultramarathon plans to race on | Rick Maese | November 19, 2020 | Washington Post
The woman who called Kalish, who said her husband also works for the company in charge of this task, told her the man initially thought the owl might be injured because it was glued to the tree’s base.A tiny owl was saved after getting stuck in the Rockefeller Center tree: ‘It’s the Christmas miracle of 2020’ | Andrea Salcedo | November 19, 2020 | Washington Post
Dossi initially was listed in critical condition with wounds to his arm and lower back.
The building used to be an all-girls school, and when it was initially purchased by Fortune it was dilapidated.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside | Justin Rohrlich | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Rather, it was the Democrats who initially were the Southern Party.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern | Lloyd Green | January 2, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
initially, it will be able to carry 1,000-pound satellite-guided bombs or 500-pound laser-guided weapons.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019 | Dave Majumdar | December 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Fatima says they were initially happy when Ziad joined the army, but that feeling has utterly faded.
Consequently, when delegates from these states refused to accept the pledge, they were not initially seated at the convention.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
Public schools were initially supported by a Literary Fund and by one-half the capitation tax.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
The relative motion of water and float is then initially horizontal, and equal to v − u.
Marcus had food sent up, but didn't eat much, though initially he had been hungry.Mezzerow Loves Company | Floyd L. Wallace
In division it initially contains the high order digits of the dividend and is left with the remainder.Preliminary Specifications: Programmed Data Processor Model Three (PDP-3) | Digital Equipment Corporation