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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fecundate.


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  • The imaginary river that fecundates the flood-plain in the brain-pan belongs to the simulacral Troy, parvam Troiam, that Andromache builds in the Aeneid, in captivity, after her city was destroyed.

    An Excess of Reality : Ange Mlinko : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • It is only really amongst the Greeks where rationalism in its purest form finds a foothold and later fecundates Western thought.

    "Let them learn Latin"

  • Ahmed; divides them in two, and fecundates its gardens planted with orange-trees, pomegranates, and fig-trees.

    Travels in Morocco

  • The disturbance in Mr. Symons is almost, but not quite, to the point of creating; the reading sometimes fecundates his emotions to produce something new which is not criticism, but is not the expulsion, the ejection, the birth of creativeness. 5

    The Perfect Critic

  • The male, which only lives for a few hours, and resembles a moth, nevertheless recognises his mate in spite of these adverse circumstances, and fecundates her.

    Unconscious Memory

  • a necessity of true life by which the individual renews his vital force in the vital force of humanity; it is a Holy Communion with generations dead and living, by which he fecundates all his faculties.

    Twenty Years at Hull-House, With Autobiographical Notes


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