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(名词) 
Definition
a father or mother
Both her parents were born in Sri Lanka.
同义词
father or mother
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sire
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progenitor
the Arabian stallions which were the progenitors of all modern thoroughbreds
, ,
procreator
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old (Australian, New Zealand, informal)
,
oldie (Australian, informal)
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patriarch
the patriarch of the clan
(名词) 
He is regarded as one of the parents of modern classical music.
同义词
source
This gave me a clue as to the source of the problem.
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cause
The article lists the major causes of panic attacks.
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author
the authors of the plan
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root
We got to the root of the problem.
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origin
What is the origin of the word `honeymoon'?
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architect
the country's chief architect of economic reform
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creator
George Lucas, the creator of the Star Wars films
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originator
the originator of the theory of relativity
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wellspring
Nature has always been the wellspring of her art.
(动词) 
Some people are unwilling to parent a child with special needs.
同义词
bring up
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raise
the house where she was raised
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look after
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rear
I was reared in east Texas.
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nurture
Parents want to know the best way to nurture and raise their children to adulthood.
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be the parent of

引文

Honour thy father and thy mother [Bible: Exodus]
Parents love their children more than children love their parents [Auctoritates Aristotelis]Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them [Oscar WildeA Woman of No Importance]The most difficult job in the world is not being President. It's being a parent [Bill Clinton]Parents ... are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfil the promise of their early years [Anthony PowellA Buyer's Market]The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children [Clarence Darrow]

其他同义词

in the sense of architect
Definition
any planner or creator
the country's chief architect of economic reform
同义词
shaper,
deviser,
planner,
contriver,
prime mover,
initiator
in the sense of author
Definition
an originator or creator
the authors of the plan
同义词
framer,
planner,
mover,
prime mover,
initiator,
fabricator
in the sense of begetter
同义词
sire,
procreator,
genitor

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