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hatch

verb     /hætʃ/
[I, T] If an egg hatches or is hatched, it is broken open by a baby creature such as a bird, fish, or snake being born.Animal (non-human) behaviourBirthPregnancy
hatch a plan/plot, etc
to plan something secretly, especially something bad: He hatched a plot to kill his wife.Plotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and trickingPlanning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
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