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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GENERATE

Nothing had yet occurred to generate in me any fear before the face of man.

When we give in or conform to this seduction we generate Sin.

Arthritis and gout have been known to generate criminality in the descendants.

They are built on planets and generate tremendous amounts of power.

Just what kind of turns with what around what did you make to generate a psi force?

What power source do you use—how do you generate your power?

The teacher must not only present ideas; he must generate power.

What intense activity it must generate in the Aether near its surface!

But what about a boiler, sir, in which to generate the steam?

It's just as easy to write the statements to generate the rest of the report!

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500, "to beget" (offspring), a back-formation from generation or else from Latin generatus, past participle of generare "to beget, produce" (see generation); originally "to beget;" in reference to natural forces, conditions, substances, etc., attested from 1560s. Related: Generated; generating.

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