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Words nearby brood parasitism
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The new trail is slated for February, which happens to be around the time the eagles will likely be starting another brood.
Calling capitalist ownership parasitism is an extreme position, perhaps, but one common enough among Occupiers.Occupying the Throne: Justine Tunney, Neoreactionaries, and the New 1%|Arthur Chu|August 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After all, the small congregation— about 40 strong —is comprised almost entirely of the Phelps brood.
The key is how much we can brood, and what is meant by brooding—is it to daydream, or is it to agonize over every detail?‘True Detective,’ Obsessive-Compulsive Noir, and ‘Twin Peaks’|Jimmy So|March 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An uncle and his family resided in another house and his aunt and her brood in a third.A Young Chef Travels to Calabria, Italy, and Learns the Old Ways of Cooking|Curtis Stone|November 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He returned in ten minutes or so, having sat for that period behind a neighbouring tree to brood over his circumstances.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
What can be prettier than a brood of chickens with a good motherly hen, like the one in this picture!
What will you be, some day, when Posey lays eggs, and brings out a brood of little chickens?
A portly woman, whom Isabel knew to be the mother of a brood, was far more anxious to please.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Finally only one duckling remained in the middle of the river, probably at once the strongest and most foolish of the brood.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson