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fecund, fertile, prolificadjective
"a prolific writer"; "a fecund imagination"
bearing in abundance especially offspring
"flying foxes are extremely prolific"; "a prolific pear tree"
Fertile, producing offspring or fruit in abundance applied to plants producing fruit, animals producing young, etc.
Similarly producing results or works in abundance
Etymology: 1640-1650: from prolifique, from proles and facere.
having the quality of generating; producing young or fruit; generative; fruitful; productive; -- applied to plants producing fruit, animals producing young, etc.; -- usually with the implied idea of frequent or numerous production; as, a prolific tree, female, and the like
serving to produce; fruitful of results; active; as, a prolific brain; a controversy prolific of evil
Etymology: [F. prolifique, fr. L. proles offspring (from pro for, forward + the root of alere to nourish) + facere to make. See Adult, Old, and Fact.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
-al, prō-lif′ik, -al, adj. bringing forth offspring: producing young or fruit: productive: bringing about results: (bot.) applied to a flower from which another is produced.—ns. Prolif′icacy, Prolif′icness.—adv. Prolif′ically.—n. Prolificā′tion, the generation of young animals or plants: (bot.) development of a shoot from an organ normally ultimate. [Fr. prolifique—L. proles (for pro-oles), offspring, facĕre, to make.]
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The numerical value of prolific in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of prolific in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Whate?er the work a man performs, The most effective aid to its completion? The most prolific source of true success? Is energy, without despondency.
I’m mad at everyone who turns murderers out early, turns criminals out early, i am over hearing people say, ‘Oh, we keep people housed too long.’ If you don’t keep prolific criminals and murderers locked up, they’re going to go back in the neighborhood and murder and victimize innocent people, whether it's in New Jersey, Florida, or any other state.
The most prolific period of pessimism comes at twenty-one or thereabouts, when the first attempt is made to translate dreams into reality.
These kind of prolific rainfalls are not unprecedented, but this is definitely one for the history books, we have had numerous reports of road closures. We have had roads washed out, sink holes forming.
When you look at this kid's background, he is the profile of a shooter, he lost his job, he lost his girlfriend, he's depressed, he's got the ammunition and he wants to become known for being the most prolific killer in American history.
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- غزير الإنتاجArabic
- prolíficCatalan, Valencian
- frugtbar, produktivDanish
- produktiv, fruchtbarGerman
- tuottoisa, satoisa, tuottelias, hedelmällinenFinnish
- prolifique, fécondFrench
- bisiúil, torthúilIrish
- vruchtbaar, productiefDutch
- урожа́йный, продукти́вный, плодови́тый, оби́льный, плодоно́сныйRussian
- bereketli, velüt, verimli, üretken, münbit, doğurgan, yediveren, mahsûldarTurkish
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