Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of engendering, procreating, or reproducing.

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Examples

  • I do not know what the influences leading to the creation of Buffy were... but friends of mine some months back pointed at Buffy as the point of tsunami engenderment for UF/PNR.

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  • So, in the end, in a way, it is still a matter of degree, I suppose: The output of creative activity and I would dare to suggest that this would involve the output of all creative activity, regardless of whether it is text, sound, visual or indeed scientific data relies on the engenderment of systems to come to their full fruition.

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  • These bridging the gap twixt man and beast meseems do show mankind to be in sooth a part of nature, whose engenderment in some past distant age is to be explained through natural law.

    A different flesh

  • He was never disposed to spare the kind of drunkenness that was of more 'respectable' engenderment, as one sees in his midnight modern conversation, the election plates, and crowds of stupid aldermen and other guzzlers.

    The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete

  • And opening US arsenals wide open to Israel to grab whatever it wants even at the expense of and engenderment of US military power as Kissinger did in the 1973 War.

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  • Real Nail Clippings real nail clippings collect neatly in a pile on a corner of the desk uselessly next to the phone’s truculent silence computer screen’s baleful stare cowers inspirations engenderment, there’s no miraculous escape

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  • The only things the Army stands to accomplish by continuing to fight are the further engenderment of anger, frustration, and misunderstanding, "continued Bennet.

    High Plains Journal: Ag News

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