breed

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Synonyms for breed

Synonyms for breed

to produce sexually or asexually others of one's kind

to be the biological father of

to bring into existence and foster the development of

a class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members

Synonyms for breed

a special variety of domesticated animals within a species

a special type

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call forth

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copulate with a female, used especially of horses

have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)

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If someone tries to cross the picket line, ``You should call them what they are at that point, a scab, and any other derogatory term you feel appropriate to use for an individual who is taking wages from you and your family.
Although a scab seems like it is on good and tight, it is basically a dried blood clot waiting to finish its job before it falls off.
Nearly three-fourths of consumers (72%) think a wound should air out and form a scab, should be covered with a bandage for only a short time or should be kept covered during the day and aired out at night.
Sometimes the buckle will open up, allowing the metal to run through the crack in the sand and fill the void behind the buckle to create a scab (Fig.
Short pants and bathing suits meant scrapes and cuts that eventually would form a scab, but I would try to remove it too soon with the result that the healing took longer.
This could have a contrary effect--as when a scab eradication programme was launched at the beginning of the twentieth century.