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germinate

verb

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1 to come into being
  • A new counterculture germinating in the city's art district.

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2 to cause (something, as a seed) to grow
  • She began by reading up on the best ways to germinate apple seeds.

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The first known use of germinate was in 1610

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“Germinate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/germinate. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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