Definitions

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  • n. Someone or something that fructifies.

Etymologies

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From fructify.

Examples

  • Hindus no longer participated in the rites of Kali's priests, who dismembered goats in lieu of human victims, spraying the blood upon worshipers crowded in fields of which Kali was mother, fructifier and scourge.

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  • a destroyer rather than a fructifier, the slender crescent rising over the plain is like a girl dressed in silver.

    In Mesopotamia

  • One might also quote, for instance, Richard Roos's study "Les derniers écrits de Nietzsche et leur publication" (Revue Philosophique, 1956) in which he gave evidences of "suppressions et falsifications sans nombre" and his article "Elizabeth Förster Nietzsche ou la Soeur Abusive" (Etudes Germaniques, 1956), in which he argues, comparing her to Cosima Wagner, "elle accapara un héritage qu'elle fit fructifier à son profit.

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