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germinate

jur muh nayt

  • v  produce buds, branches, or germinate
  • v  work out
  • v  cause to grow or sprout
    the plentiful rain germinated my plants

  • All too often, however, a few cells manage to survive the onslaught and germinate, sometimes years later, into tumors that are impervious to treatment.
  • Unlike countercultural movements in the West, which often germinate in protest activities, most linglei are not motivated by economic anxiety or political dissatisfaction.
  • But many cash-strapped local officials have chronically underfunded such long-to-germinate human investment and focused instead on short-term, revenue-generating schemes.
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  • David Moos in CBC.ca
    It has become abundantly clear, as Julian Schnabel's painterly vision has evolved, that cinema has served to germinate his pictorial imagination, inspiring his paintings in diverse and dynamic ways,David Moos, the AGO's curator of modern and...
  • Jesse Jackson in Chicago Tribune
    Internet bloggers can serve the meal better than they can farm,Jackson said. "Farming requires tilling the soil, removing the debris, planting, being patient, letting it germinate. That's the strength of labor unions and churches and civil...
  • Gerard Latortue in Independent Online
    The government I will head will do its utmost to plant the seeds, to establish the foundations of democracy so that it will germinate and grow and become strong,said Latortue, adding that the new government would be ready by Tuesday evening.

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