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pro·cre·ate

(prō'krē-āt),
To beget; to produce by the sexual act; said usually of the male parent.
[L. pro-creo, pp. -creatus, to beget]

procreate

(prō′krē-āt′)
v. procre·ated, procre·ating, procre·ates
v.intr.
To produce offspring; reproduce.
v.tr.
To produce (offspring); reproduce.

pro′cre·ant (-ənt) adj.
pro′cre·a′tion n.
pro′cre·a′tor n.

procreate

[prō′krē·āt]
Etymology: L, procreare, to create
to produce offspring.

pro·cre·ate

(prō'krē-āt')
To beget; to produce by the sexual act.
[L. pro-creo, pp. -creatus, to beget]
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1170), in a tranquil pool where the procreant urge he shares with the boys and Whitman can be mastered.
Via the procreant function, say the African-centered models, all African descent people (ADP) receive essential spirit (Osei, 1981) and thereby are to be construed as consubstantial in this spiritual essence.
Without the vital force of the Creator, the Ka, being transmitted in the procreant function, there is no conception.
In a passage recalling Whitman's "urge and urge and urge / always the procreant urge of the world" ("Song of Myself" 26) Agee represents the cycles of human reproduction as coextensive with the unceasing natural rhythms of the planet:
There is a sense in which "the procreant urge of the world" is a form of subjugation from which no one is free.
In "Canto LXXXI," this Vision is lifted to lowly apogee and procreant climax in stanzas which have since become Pound's signature perfection.
3): "Urge and urge and urge, /Always the procreant urge of the world" (LG 30).
The creation mythos cannot accommodate any family formation or sexual practice in which the procreant function is precluded, obviated, or its sacrosanctity is compromised.
This position is dismissible as it champions individualism over collective responsibility in the context of the procreant function.
One implication of four is the client must exercise extreme caution in the procreant function as to preclude the possibility of making an offspring with a partner who also carries the recessive trait.