- n. Plural form of progenitor.
“The drama of the fall of the progenitors is the background to a passage, in The Brothers Karamazov (1880) by the Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881), in which Mitya Karamazov, one of the protagonists of the novel, says: The frightening thing is that beauty is not only terrible, but it is also a mystery.”
“In quick time, robust, sometimes ear-splitting chirping led to gospel-trained Aretha Franklin and the magnificent Patti LaBelle and to Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey, who could be called the progenitors of today's melisma-infused warbling.”
““Their progenitors were an international group of scientists; they had labs in Haiti and Pakistan during the nineteen-sixties and seventies—””
“The origin of this particular species of the porcine tribe is unknown, but there is a tradition to the effect that their progenitors were a part of the drove that came to the coast of Florida with De Soto when he started on the march which ended with the discovery of the”
“The gods who are called the progenitors of Marduk are represented as rejoicing upon seeing Marduk equipped for the fray.”
“The New England Patriots, the so-called progenitors of this "team first" philosophy, only found SB success when they could video-tape their opponents practices.”
“Those cells, called progenitors, can give rise to the type of cells that make up the lining of blood vessel walls.”
“She has a claim on her own children, prior to her claim on the Church; let them fulfil this prior claim which she has on them, by sustaining her and not burdening the Church. parents -- Greek, (living) "progenitors," that is, their mother or grandmother, as the case may be.”
“Now a team led by Avishay Gal-Yam of the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel has found one of these supernova 'progenitors' that seems to be a true outlier.”
“England that his progenitors, that is to say, the Kings of England who had preceded him, were famous -- mark the word -- "_famous_ for the”
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