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  • v. Present participle of originate.

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Examples

  • Political ponerology (originating from the Greek word for evil, poneros) is a science on the nature of evil adjusted for political purposes which ultimately on a larger scale results in a pathocracy.

    THE SCIENCE OF EVIL AND ITS USES FOR POLITICAL PURPOSES

  • DS - originating from the French word 'déesse', meaning

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  • Renko, originating from the Japanese word Renga meaning brick, offers a simpler view of the trend and allows traders a clearer view of the price action as well as support and resistance.

    FXstreet.com

  • Last night, Hannity's new Sunday night program aired for the first time, and from here on he'll award his "Enemy of the State" prize — a term originating with ancient Roman dictators placing bounties on rivals — on whatever red-state abortionist, anti-war activist, or run-of-the-mill Democrat who has attracted Hannity's ire that week.

    Hannity's New TV Show Bestows A Weekly "Enemy Of The State" Award

  • A Well-formed outcome is a term originating in neuro-linguistic programming for an outcome one wishes to achieve, that meets certain conditions designed to avoid (1) unintended costs or consequences and (2) resistance to achieving the goal resulting from internal conflicting feelings or thoughts about the outcome.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Fundamentalist is a term originating in the United States in the early twentieth century, and used to refer to certain Protestant groups that asserted, against the growing influence of liberal theology and critical Bible studies, their belief in the literal divine origin and textual inerrancy of the Bible.

    Islamic Revolution

  • Sooffee is a term originating in Persia, meaning enthusiasts or mystics, or persons distinguished by extraordinary sanctity.

    History of the Moors of Spain

  • When there is nothing more than a sympathy of feelings, without the previous moral sentiment, no such exercise as that which Dr. Smith supposes could ever arise; so that the process which he describes as originating our moral sentiments, never could take place, unless there existed previously a moral feeling in the mind.

    Outlines of Moral Science.

  • *FUBAR: A slang term originating in WWII, broadly meaning "suboptimal".

    Forbes.com: News

  • The Department of Veterans Affairs has published a list detailing the vocabulary of Operation Iraqi Freedom - a list that contains such entries as "death blossom," a term originating in the 1984 science-fiction film "The Last Starfighter."

    The News Tribune - Tacoma - - HOMEPAGE

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