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incubate


incubate

verb

Definition of INCUBATE

1
to cover and warm eggs as the young inside develop <the hen incubated her eggs for two weeks>
Synonyms brood, hatch, incubate, sit
Related Words lay, spawn
2
to help the growth or development of <hopefully, these youthful visits to the museum will incubate an enduring love of art>

February 28, 2015
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