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Correct spelling:
Imp. of BEGET, v.


ate, dove, sang, slew, stole, Did, Drank, Sank, Woke, Withdrew, Wrote, Spake, redid.
could, drove.
beget, bore, child, could, descendant, dove, graft, offspring, progeny, sang, scion, stole, Drank, Fathered, Sired, Spawned.
Examples of usage:
  1. And this is he whom I call the child of the good, whom the good begat in his own likeness, to be in the visible world, in relation to sight and the things of sight, what the good is in the intellectual world in relation to mind and the things of mind. – Plato's Republic by Plato
  2. My father, though without a trace of anything approaching pride of birth, knew his own family history well, and was never tired of relating stories of " famous men and our fathers that begat us." – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  3. Who begat this " holy thing" conceived in Israel and born of her at length in glorious beauty? – The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible by R. Heber Newton
  4. But Anchises begat me, and Priam noble Hector. – The Iliad of Homer (1873) by Homer
  5. We know it if only in the one example, that the schism begat the Thirty Years' War, and the Thirty Years' War begat the Seven Years' War, and the Seven Years' War begat the Great War, which has passed like a pestilence through our own homes. – The New Jerusalem by G. K. Chesterton