Synonyms for procreation

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An extremely important question is that of the procreation of children.

Questions of heredity, procreation and education will be dealt with calmly and freely.

Procreation is one of the uses of sex-love, but it is not its primary function.

A peculiar aptitude for procreation is sometimes hereditary.

It is difficult to see how savage men could have got any idea of procreation.

As an enemy to the procreation of children it is an enemy of the family and the family group.

Let this hint serve as to procreation: now let us discuss education.

The procreation inspector might make an irreparable mistake.

Procreation, he not desiring it, aspires to higher beauty, iii.

It is, therefore, plain that their origin is not due to procreation or to eggs.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "process of begetting offspring," from Old French procreacion (14c., Modern French prócreation) and directly from Latin procreationem (nominative procreatio) "a begetting, generation," noun of action from past participle stem of procreare "bring forth" (offspring), "beget, generate, produce," from pro- "forth" (see pro-) + creare "create" (see create).

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