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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of propagate.

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Examples

  • The divisiveness and hate mongering that Sarah Palin propagated during her election run is not only unforgivable, it was treasonous.

    Palin's PAC forced to correct FEC filing

  • This was the phrase propagated by Sarah Palin for which the word lie is itself insufficient.

    Myths -- ahem -- lies about health-care reform

  • He explained them by the condition that the mutual repulsion of two particles of ether needs a certain time to be propagated from the one to the other; it was in fact an axiom with him that everything which occurs in Nature takes a certain length of time, however short this may be.

    Hendrik A. Lorentz - Nobel Lecture

  • This was the phrase propagated by Sarah Palin for which the word lie is itself insufficient.

    Redskins Insider Podcast -- The Washington Post

  • That they have been propagated from the original stock of Adam, who contained in himself the mental as well as the corporeal seed of his posterity.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Scythia, distinguished by the modern appellation of Hords, assume the form of a numerous and increasing family; which, in the course of successive generations, has been propagated from the same original stock.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • The administration appears to have begun its regulatory reform effort with the idea propagated by candidate Barack Obama that the financial crisis was caused by deregulation.

    Why Financial Reform Is Stalled

  • Mbeki rejected the notion propagated by some donor nations that democracy should precede development and called instead for a simultaneous process of building good governance and people-centred, asustainable development.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The waves, which have been described as propagated in the air, in all directions from the sounding body, enter the external cartilaginous part of the ear, which, as has before been observed, is admirably fitted for collecting and condensing them.

    Popular Lectures on Zoonomia Or The Laws of Animal Life, in Health and Disease

  • The Olympics, too, fall prey to the notion propagated by football and baseball and other mainstream sports that progress is defined by something measurable.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

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