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begetting

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as in generation, procreation

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begetting

verb
present participle of beget

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2 to become the father of
  • the racehorse begot several Kentucky Derby winners

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beg (for)

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“Begetting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/begetting. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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