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engender
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King Lear
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  • Nor rain, wind, thunder, fire are my daughters: I tax not you, you elements, with unkindness; I never gave you kingdom, call’d you children; You owe me no subscription: then let fall Your horrible pleasure; here I stand, your slave, A poor, infirm, weak, and despis’d old man:— But yet I call you servile ministers, That will with two pernicious daughters join Your high-engender’d battles ’gainst a head So old and white as this!

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  • The police in Mexico don’t engender confidence.
  • The sincerity of her apology engendered forgiveness.

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