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  • v. Present participle of sire.


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  • The article, "McCain and Rove form a tentative alliance," at click here states "McCain's relationship with the Bush camp has been fraught since the 2000 primaries in South Carolina, when McCain was falsely accused of leaving POWs behind in Vietnam and of 'siring' an illegitimate black child -- actually his adopted Bangladeshi daughter, Bridget -- and his wife, Cindy, was accused of having a drug problem."

    Holier than thou!

  • During those first few weeks of married life together Philip must have devoted himself wholeheartedly to siring a son with Olympias.

    Alexander the Great

  • Think about it this way: pretend for a moment that you are a beer-bellied, slope-faced, slack-jawed, thick-necked, trailer-park-dwelling hominid from the jungles of Appalachia, with a high-school equivalency degree and career skills chiefly in plumbing and siring children.

    Think Progress » Fifteen States Have Polluter-Driven Resolutions To Deny Climate Threat

  • Sentinels had been on earth twenty-six thousand years, since the last battle against the darkness, and because they fell victim to the temptations of the planet, namely lying with human females and siring children, they were now banished from ever returning home.

    Surrender the Dark

  • Bears were thought of as emblems of lust, abnormally potent, capable of raping women and siring a cross-bred race of heroes.

    The History of a Fallen King

  • And the misguided emphasis on their moral instruction by special tutoring and targeted efforts at job training and paid internships is only exacerbated by approaches at "mentoring" them in life skills -- that is, casting a long shadow on and blaming black and Latino men singularly for siring children out of wedlock.

    Michael Meyers: Mayor Bloomberg's Discriminatory Young Black and Latino Men's Initiative

  • He actually did better siring fillies than he did colts.

    NPR's Julie Rovner Reviews 'Secretariat'

  • Real Quiet, who was the son of Quiet American out of Really Blue, had a successful career at stud, siring 15 stakes winners, with total crop earnings beyond $18 million.

    Champion thoroughbred Real Quiet dies; nosed out of Triple Crown

  • Morticia Addams and Lily Munster played both vamps and sixties housewives to perfection while siring an elegant form of goth chic from the slimming, plunging black ensembles to pin-straight hair and dramatic makeup.

    Tory Burch: Vampires: Once Bitten

  • And when Man O'War was at stud at the Faraway Farms, siring legions of thoroughbreds, Millburn made his lunch money by giving directions to where the horse could be found.

    Photographer Finds Kinship With A Black 'Homeplace'


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