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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of germinate.

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Examples

  • Ninety percent of our problems have germinated from the bed of corruption: our roads, our infrastructure, our hospitals, our education system.

    Will Kenya's Attempt To Root Out Graft Take Hold?

  • Many other plants were germinated from the hundreds of seeds sent to Linnaeus by Empress Catherine II of Russia.

    The Constant Gardener

  • In his mind the idea germinated that he would be doing a far better thing if he did not go around to the employees 'door and wait for

    Sheila of Big Wreck Cove A Story of Cape Cod

  • The seed for the idea germinated last spring, when Swofford called together the athletic directors and multimedia rights holders from each of the 12 schools at the women's basketball tournament.

    Dallas Business News - Local Dallas News | Dallas Business Journal

  • It started with a seed, the idea germinated, and so did a pumpkin.

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  • Burke responded, 'If I can butt in, I would say the idea germinated as far back as

    NBC Chicago -

  • I'll share how the idea germinated and talk about the writing, editing, etc ... so stay tuned over the next few days!

    A Life in Pages

  • Geggi says the idea germinated back in late 2004, as attacks on Christians escalated.

    WBUR.org ยป WBUR

  • Quite a small plant at the moment though, I'm hoping it will grow a little. 70 % of these germinated which is a pretty good return.

    British Blogs

  • So I kind of germinated the beginning of it-the bassline, the main groove, Bobby Z. was there to play the drums, of course-and that's how it evolved.

    PopMatters

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