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  • n. Plural form of progeny.


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  • Win or lose, American political progenies -- Kennedys, Reagans, Bushes, Clintons, Cheneys and now Quayles -- have a way of meandering upon the national stage for decades on end.

    Mark Katz: Fast Forward: The Ben Quayle Story (PHOTOS)

  • In the thirty-nine years since Rehnquist commenced to "put his stamp" on the United States Supreme Court, it's been the institutionalized insanity of our electoral system and its deformed progenies, based on money and gerrymandering undisturbed by Court rulings, that get the credit.

    American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass, by Douglas Massey and Nancy Denton (1998)*

  • Ecce enim ex hoc beatam me dicent omnes generationes, quia fecit mihi magna, qui potens est, et sanctum nomen eius, et misericordia eius in progenies et progenies timentibus eum.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • According to the study -- and to the shock of parents everywhere -- those whiz-kid programs we've been pumping into our precious progenies 'soft skulls are potentially turning them into mini-morons.

    Bruce Kluger: Inside Baby's Brain

  • My enslaved ancestors who built the White House could have never imagined that one of their progenies would one day occupy it.

    Irene Monroe: Proposition 8 is Not About Black Homophobia

  • I personally find it disturbing to see the kind of property rights regime that the world is getting into, compartmentalising our tangible and intangible resources into territories and then passing them down to our progenies and excluding others.

    The Metro and the Matrimandir

  • This conceit and counterfeit subsisting in our progenies seems to be a mere fallacy, unworthy the desire of a man, that can but conceive a thought of the next world; who, in a nobler ambition, should desire to live in his substance in heaven, rather than his name and shadow

    Religio Medici

  • Today progenies of aristocracy, super-rich supremacist plutocrats, are bankrupting our nation by selfishly promoting unfettered global domination as the national interest.

    Defy Greedy Capitalist White Male Supremacist Liars

  • Of course he said he was regum progenies, a descendant of Ashantee kings.

    The Virginians

  • So much so that he has already three children in the district of Kyauktada, where he has been a year, and in his last district of Shwemyo he left six young progenies behind him.

    Burmese Days


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