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propagate
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  • It could be transmitted indefinitely; he determined the best temperature for it and found that it did not propagate on dead staphylococcus.
  • But— I imagine it’s just that argument that’s kept almost everybody, all these centuries, from being anything but a machine for digestion and propagation and obedience.

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  • "Huh!" Gottlieb ran through it and snorted, "Why have you not planned to propagate it on dead staph?

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as in: propagate the idea Define
to spread
as in: propagate the species Define
to reproduce or copy
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