from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of spawn.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having emitted spawn; spent, as a fish.
- Extruded or deposited, as spawn.
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Before you turn your nose up at the prospect of playing nearly a twenty year old NES game, take in the fact that this title spawned some 10 über-successful sequels and inspired one of the GBA's finest titles -
You could not watch cable news last week without hearing about "the Bradley effect" - a term spawned after Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley lost the California gubernatorial election to state Attorney General George Deukmejian in 1982 by one point, despite pre-election polls that showed Bradley, who was black, had a seven-point lead.
Although you argue, “the House is voting on legislation and leaving it up to others to decide whether all or only part of that legislation becomes law,” separate bills spawned from a deeming rule is something Congress explicitly voted on, not unlike explicit votes on separate bills.
Seriously, twitter is the dumbest thing to ever have spawned from the internet revolution.
Consummately, the Gone and Back issues are geared towards the Farscape devotee, providing juicy morsels spawned from the series itself, and an excellent setup for the upcoming continuing series.
The latest movie spawned from the pages of a comic book, The Losers has a few funny scenes, but a lot more foolish ones.
These are ridiculous notions spawned from the planning arena's enamor for smart growth, infill and TOD theories.
I think we all stand together against this cretin spawned from an Nazi-fcuking alien from a UFO.
In fortified compounds, survivors hold the line against wandering predators, rogue militias, and hideous mutations spawned from the toxic environment, while against them all stands an enemy neither mortal nor merciful: demons and their minions bent on slaughtering and subjugating the last of humankind.
The closest thing to camp we have is when we all meet up after the hunt (we are strictly archery on my farm) and tell our stories spawned from the morning hunt.
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