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  • a  produced by inbreeding
  • s  normally existing at birth

  • Far more, it is an inbred instinct, the product of Eden's membership in that unique class of Englishmen who are bred to rule.
  • By this weekend, he will have helped plant 4,800 acres with his special inbred strains.
  • Practically speaking, what the Mandarins have done is take over a chunk of territory that was previously controlled by an inbred group of self-styled gentlemen called the Episcopacy.
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  • How does inbreeding avoidance evolve in plants?
    Inbreeding is generally deleterious, even in flowering plants. Since inbreeding raises the risk that bad copies of a gene will be expressed, inbred progeny suffer from reduced viability. A case study of Leavenworthia suggests that loss of complex traits may be reversed.
    June 10, 2013 - Science Daily

  • Ron Jaworski in International Herald Tribune
    If there's any team in this city where there's an inbred hatred, it's a Dallas team,said Soul president Ron Jaworski. "I know deep down inside my belly, I look forward to this game because of the great rivalry we had with the Cowboys for...
  • Yuan Longping in Xinhua
    The average yield of hybrid rice is at least 20 percent more than that of inbred rice, feeding 70 million more people annually,Yuan said.
  • Leon Panetta in Times Online
    There is a sense of entitlement that almost seems to be inbred,Panetta said. "They are convinced Hillary is the one who should be assuming the mantle and it's tough to crack that."

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