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(Creative), adjective artful, clever, daring, demiurgic, demiurgical, different, eccentric, envisioning, exceptional, fanciful, fecund, fertile, fictive, fresh, gifted, imaginal, imaginative, individual, ingenious, inimitable, inspired, inventive, nonconformist, novel, odd, originative, out of the ordinary, poetic, productive, rare, resourceful, singular, unborrowed, uncommon, unconformable, uncopied, uncustomary, underived, unexpected, unfashionable, unheard of, unimitated, unique, unmatched, unordinary, unorthodox, unparalleled, unusual, unwonted, visioned, visualizing, whimsical


(Initial), adjective antecedent, authentic, basal, basic, basilar, beginning, commencing, earliest, elementary, embryonic, first, formative, fundamental, germinal, inaugural, inauguratory, inchoative, incipient, incunabular, infant, initial, initiative, initiatory, introductory, maiden, nascent, natal, native, nonimitative, opening, precursory, preliminary, prelusory, primal, primary, prime, primeval, primitive, primordial, pristine, proemial, pure, rudimentary, seminal, starting, underlying
Associated concepts: best evidence rule, original action, original decree, original evidence, original holder, original issue, original jurisdiction, original stock, original undertakkng, original writing
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ORIGINAL, contracts, practice, evidence. An authentic instrument of something, and which is to serve as a model or example to be copied or imitated. It also means first, or not deriving any authority from any other source as, original jurisdiction, original writ, original bill, and the like.
     2. Originals are single or duplicate. Single, when there is but one; duplicate, when there are two. In the case of printed documents, all the impressions are originals, or in the nature of duplicate originals, and any copy will be primary evidence. Watson's Case, 2 Stark. R. 130; sed vide 14 Serg.& Rawle, 200; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 2001.
     3. When an original document is not evidence at common law, and a copy of such original is made evidence by an act of the legislature, the original is not, therefore, made admissible evidence by implication. 2 Camp. R. 121,

WRIT, ORIGINAL, practice, English law. An original writ is a mandatory letter issuing out of the court of chancery under the great seal and in a king's name, directed to the sheriff of the county where the injury is alleged to have been committed, containing a summary statement of the cause of complaint, and requiring him in most cases, to command the defendant to satisfy the claim; and, on his failure to comply, then to summon him to appear in one of the superior courts of common law, there to account for his non-compliance. In some cases, however, it omits the former alternative, and requires the sheriff simply to enforce the appearance. Steph. Pl. 5.

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