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synonyms for engendering

  • arouse
  • beget
  • breed
  • bring about
  • foment
  • generate
  • incite
  • induce
  • instigate
  • lead to
  • precipitate
  • provoke
  • spawn
  • stimulate
  • stir
  • create
  • develop
  • excite
  • hatch
  • make
  • muster
  • occasion
  • procreate
  • produce
  • propagate
  • quicken
  • rouse
  • bring forth
  • give birth to
  • give rise to
  • work up
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antonyms for engendering

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  • calm
  • destroy
  • discourage
  • halt
  • prevent
  • stop
  • wait
  • dull
  • kill
  • repress
  • ruin
  • finish
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How to use engendering in a sentence

Flinging off his coat, he cast away the cynic style engendering or engendered by them.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
It is inconceivable, however, that castration was originally performed with the purpose of engendering these characteristics.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
Upon all which strengthened endurance, upon gracious memories engendering thankfulness, could her mind alone profitably be fixed.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
Were all railways equally interested in all cities alike, the matter need not go further, engendering railway rivalries.
RAILROADS: RATES AND REGULATIONSWILLIAM Z. RIPLEY
Seven days after delivery she is capable of receiving the male, so that we may say she is constantly rearing and engendering.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME V (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
He began with the fecund idea of motion, the stars in their orbits, man engendering man.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
Hence arise clamorings of party strife, and the engendering of the festering sore curses of corruption.
A BOOK WRITTEN BY THE SPIRITS OF THE SO-CALLED DEADC. G. HELLEBERG
Nature is mood-engendering, thought-provoking: such ought the sonata, such ought the fairytale to be.
A DISH OF ORTSGEORGE MACDONALD
Of all human passions, is not pride alone incapable of engendering anything base?
THE DUCHESSE DE LANGEAISHONORE DE BALZAC
I would hesitate to drag in any metaphysical confusion to add to the uncertainties you are already engendering.
VITAL INGREDIENTCHARLES V. DE VET
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ENGENDERING

  • alpha
  • birth
  • commencement
  • dawn
  • dawning
  • engendering
  • formation
  • generation
  • inception
  • opening
  • origin
  • outset
  • propagation
  • provenance
  • provenience
  • root
  • source
  • start
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