The initiative offered to reverse the Khartoum resolution with a triple “Yes.”
Just because the president has lost the initiative does not mean the GOP has regained it.
Meanwhile Obama continued to signal that the initiative was a presidential priority.
This is why the Presbyterian initiative, aimed strictly at the occupation, is the best course.
But the volatility of the Syria situation and the lethality of the weapons involved justify such an initiative.
But I soon began to love her for her virtues as ardently as though I had wooed her of my own initiative.
Kingozi concluded that she wished the initiative to come from him.
Both parties adhered firmly to their point of view; it was not an easy matter to persuade either of them to take the initiative.
Nelthorp had already vanished completely on his own initiative.
But the Duke of Hereward has saved me the trouble of taking the initiative step.
1793, "that which begins," also "power of initiating," from French initiative (1560s), from Latin initiatus (see initiation). First attested in English in writings of William Godwin. Phrase take the initiative recorded by 1844.