Begin and the end

nascent
(adj)
NAY-sǝnt
Meaning

coming into being; at the earliest stage

1st Sample Sentence

Under the influence of his nascent interest in Hindi, he bought a dictionary, a grammar, and ten novels.

Root

nasci (to be born) (Latin)

Synonyms

incipient, nascent

Antonyms

moribund

Mnemonics

nascent = new + existent "new soul sent". to earth nai (new) scent. which comes new into existence it has the word SCENT in it, SCENT daalo to smell comes into existence this word is derived from the latin word nasci- which means being born

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