They lose their power over people, they lose their ability to engender fear.
What kind of response is Obama likely to engender with his immigration reform?
Which suggests that income tax cuts, or increased government fiscal expenditure, is the way to engender a recovery in demand.
Moreover, it will engender even greater dissatisfaction among the population.
King: We must expunge from our society the myths and half-truths that engender such groundless fears as these.
Much scrimping and hoarding may engender a baser love of money for money's self.
Youth demands its share in every study that can engender a power or a delight.
The mind will stagnate and engender moral miasma, as much as the pool never stirred by a tide or swept by the winds.
As I told Weener, if you create a capacity, you engender an appetite.
To him God had revealed that he should engender on a holy woman a prophet who should reform the world.
early 14c., "beget, procreate," from Old French engendrer (12c.) "engender, beget, bear; cause, bring about," from Latin ingenerare "to implant, engender, produce," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + generare "beget, create" (see generation). Meaning "cause, produce" is mid-14c. Related: Engendered; engendering.