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Synonyms for inaugural
ɪnˈɔ gyər əl, -gər əlin·au·gu·ral

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  1. inaugural address, inauguralnoun

    an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)

    Synonyms:
    inauguration, inaugural address

    Antonyms:
    closing, exaugural, valedictory

  2. inauguration, inauguraladjective

    the ceremonial induction into a position

    "the new president obviously enjoyed his inauguration"

    Synonyms:
    inauguration, inaugural address, startup

    Antonyms:
    exaugural, valedictory, closing

  3. inauguraladjective

    occurring at or characteristic of a formal investiture or induction

    "the President's inaugural address"; "an inaugural ball"

    Synonyms:
    maiden, initiatory, first, initiative

    Antonyms:
    valedictory, exaugural, closing

  4. inaugural, initiative, initiatory, first, maidenadjective

    serving to set in motion

    "the magazine's inaugural issue"; "the initiative phase in the negotiations"; "an initiatory step toward a treaty"; "his first (or maiden) speech in Congress"; "the liner's maiden voyage"

    Synonyms:
    initiatory, maiden, initiative, foremost, first, beginning(a), world-class

    Antonyms:
    exaugural, closing, valedictory

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How to use inaugural in a sentence?

  1. Christopher Wray:

    We're monitoring all incoming leads -- whether calls for armed protests, potential threats that grow out of the January 6th breach of the Capitol or other kinds of potential threats leading up to Inaugural events and various other targets.

  2. Vincent Mudd:

    We are very excited. When we first heard about what ANOC was looking for in an inaugural The ANOC World Beach Games, all we could think about is that this is what we are doing every day and wouldn't it be great to share it with 206 countries, it is a perfect fit. I think this could be the launching of a very positive brand for ANOC.

  3. John Barrasso:

    President Biden said he was going to unite the country, but he’s done one divisive thing after another. Since he left giving the inaugural address he drove down Pennsylvania Avenue pulled into White House, hethrew all the unity talk out the window, basically pulled up his presidential pen and drew a big target on the back of American energy.

  4. Ted Koppel:

    When I disagreed, Sasha Baron Cohen showed me a photograph on Sasha Baron Cohen laptop of a huge inaugural crowd and a man holding a digital clock on a pole, the clock said 11 p.m. My interviewer pointed out that if the crowd was that huge at 11, hours after the actual inauguration, it had to have been the biggest ever.

  5. Guy Cook:

    Former Gov. Terry Branstad took one of the inaugural rides on the Raging River ride in 1983.


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