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  • adv. In a fertile manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a fertile or fruitful manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Fruitfully; abundantly.


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fertile +‎ -ly


  • He knew that she, abandoned in adolescence, earned the seeds of adulthood within her more fertilely than other children.

    Mistress of Justice

  • This space he may fill ingeniously and fertilely with car wrecks and bike riders and the effluvia to be found in the streets of Nashville or Hollywood, but it is the spreading distance between one human and another that his movies have so repeatedly—and in one or two cases so consummately—dramatized.

    film flam

  • Solid Mandala gives a double portrait of two brothers, in which the sterilely rational brother is set against the fertilely intuitive one, who is almost a fool in the eyes of the world.

    Nobel Prize in Literature 1973 - Press Release

  • Time was ineffably precious -- there was every reason to suspect Yankee guile, which is said to be nowhere more fertilely exhibited than in their conduct of the blockade; but it was deemed possible, after careful scrutiny, that the vessel might be on fire.

    Running the Blockade into the Port of Wilmington, North Carolina

  • In one stroke, Mr. Bloom submerged politics irrevocably, and fertilely, in culture, and he defined culture in the broadest way as the necessity of living a meaningful life.

    Veritas et Venustas

  • For, not to hint of this: that it is an inference from certain canonic teachings, that while some natural enjoyments here shall have no children born to them for the other world, but, on the contrary, shall be followed by the joy-childlessness of all hell's despair; whereas, some guilty mortal miseries shall still fertilely beget to themselves an eternally progressive progeny of griefs beyond the grave; not at all to hint of this, there still seems an inequality in the deeper analysis of the thing.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale


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