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  • n  an adult female hog
  • v  place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
    She sowed sunflower seeds
  • v  introduce into an environment
    sow suspicion or beliefs
  • v  place seeds in or on (the ground)
    sow the ground with sunflower seeds

  • A huge bronze sow, so lifelike that it seemed to snuffle, was set up at Leuenberg, last week, upon an imposing pediment.
  • The average sow has only eight or ten teats (some of which may not be functioning), and she often farrows as many as 16 pigs.
  • Some were targeted by terrorists determined to sow chaos into post-Saddam Iraq; others were victims of a murderous campaign by Shi'ite death squads against former members of Saddam .
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  • Barack Obama in Bloomberg
    Those "who seek to sow conflict, or blame their society's ills on the West, know that your people will judge you on what you can build, not what you destroy," Obama said.
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Seattle Times
    Many innocent people were killed there. Some of those people were American citizens obviously,Ahmadinejad said. "We obviously are very much against any terrorist action and any killing. And also we are very much against any plots to sow...

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