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noun as in scion


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There have been more than a few men of wealth who have come by those gains in ill-begotten ways; there still are.

And, if you are a celebrity mistress in 2010, you milk the ill-begotten fame for as much and as long as you can.

Tiger Woods and John Edwards have begotten Abe Vigoda and Betty White.

How angry does it make you that AIG is using our money to pay $165 million in bonuses to their ill-begotten executives?

Moreover, women were proud of the paternity of their children begotten in their relationship to the friars.

Nevertheless, it is repugnant as well as absurd to claim that anything could be begotten or born without having had a beginning.

In fact, the soul attaches herself to the thing begotten by the soul, because she was capable of feeling.

If this be not the case, Intelligence must have begotten all the differences, or rather, be their universality.

To discover the nature of the earth, let us take essentially terrestrial objects, which are begotten or fashioned by it.

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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to begotten, such as: heir, branch, brood, child, graft, and heiress.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.