At the same time, initiation and occasional use at a later age does not appear to be harmful.
That was my initiation into what life with Richard would be like.
Their initiation is to slay an infant in front of its mother in order to remove any semblance of humanity or emotion.
But this was her initiation into environmental issues in China, about two decades ahead of everyone else.
But certainly if Zimmerman confronted Martin that would be an initiation of the aggression.
The initiation in the mysteries of Eleusis lasted nine days.
Oh, I guess he's going to have some sort of an initiation in a secret society!
I hope the rest of the initiation wont be as bad as this, said Nellie.
More especially part of it, I knew, since she had received the initiation.
But similar facts may be found without leaving Australia, especially in the course of the initiation ceremonies.
1580s, from Middle French initiation or directly from Latin initiationem (nominative initiatio) "participation in secret rites," noun of action from past participle stem of initiare "originate, initiate," from initium (see initial).
initiation in·i·ti·a·tion (ĭ-nĭsh'ē-ā'shən)
The act or an instance of initiating.
The condition of being initiated.
The first stage of tumor induction by a carcinogen in which cells are altered so that they are likely to form a tumor upon subsequent exposure to a promoting agent.