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sowed

verb
past tense of sow

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1 to cover by or as if by scattering something over or on
  • sow the fields with maize in early spring, and the crop should be ready by late summer

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2 to put or set into the ground to grow
  • first sow the seeds in potting soil

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3 to set permanently in the consciousness or mind-set
  • a malicious neighbor who sowed within him nagging suspicions about his wife

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“Sowed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sowed. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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