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Another word for brood

  1. The offspring, as of an animal or a bird, for example, that are the result of one breeding season

      1. A British distinguishing surname for the younger of two people having the same given name.
      2. Young people
      3. Offspring; brood:
      1. Things lying about in disorder, esp., bits of rubbish scattered about
      2. An absorbent granular or pelletized material used to cover the bottom of a receptacle (litter box) into which a domestic pet, esp. a cat, is trained to urinate and defecate
      3. The young borne at one time by a dog, cat, or other animal which normally bears several young at a delivery
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  2. A group consisting of those descended directly from the same parents or ancestors

      1. Something that resembles a seed, as:
      2. Something tiny, like a seed
      3. A mature fertilized ovule of angiosperms and gymnosperms that contains an embryo and the food it will need to grow into a new plant. Seeds provide a great reproductive advantage in being able to survive for extended periods until conditions are favorable for germination and growth. The seeds of gymnosperms (such as the conifers) develop on scales of cones or similar structures, while the seeds of angiosperms are enclosed in an ovary that develops into a fruit, such as a pome or nut. The structure of seeds varies somewhat. All seeds are enclosed in a protective seed coat. In certain angiosperms the embryo is enclosed in or attached to an endosperm , a tissue that it uses as a food source either before or during germination. All angiosperm embryos also have at least one cotyledon . The first seed-bearing plants emerged at least 365 million years ago in the late Devonian Period. Many angiosperms have evolved specific fruits for dispersal of seeds by the wind, water, or animals.
      1. A result or product:
      2. A child or children of a parent or parents:
      3. A person's descendants considered as a group.
      1. All succeeding generations
      2. All of a person's descendants
      3. Future generations:
      1. A child or animal as related to its parent
      2. (Figuratively) Another produce, result of an entity's efforts.
      3. The result or product of something:
      1. A misgiving, objection, or complaint:
      2. A culminating point leading to a decision:
      3. The thing or set of things issued; all that is put forth and circulated at one time
      1. (Chiefly British Slang) A foolish or contemptible person.
      2. (Sports) A return, as in tennis, on a shot that seems impossible to reach.
      3. Progeny; offspring:
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  1. To focus the attention on something moodily and at length

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Another word for brood

  1. To hatch

      1. To stay with a person so as to provide companionship for a short time; keep someone company
      2. To have a certain direction; set
      3. To cover and warm eggs for hatching; set; brood
      1. To become kindly disposed or friendly:
      2. To become warm
      3. To become ardent, enthusiastic, or animated:
      1. To go through the process of incubation
      2. To cause to develop or take form, as by thought or planning
      3. To maintain a chemical or biochemical system under specific conditions in order to promote a particular reaction.
      1. To hide or screen from view or knowledge; conceal. Often used with up:
      2. To put a cover or covering on:
      3. To record or perform a cover of
      1. To disappear below the horizon:
      2. To put in a specified position or arrangement; place:
      3. (--- Nautical) To spread open to the wind:
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  2. To nurse one's troubles