Definitions

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  • adj. comparative form of fruitful: more fruitful

Etymologies

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fruitful +‎ -er

Examples

  • It was the first reawakening to the sight of life for my poor heavy-laden one; a salutary turning aside, what we call diversion, of those sad currents and sad stagnancies of thought into fruitfuller course; and, I think, did her a great deal of good.

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • Creation a little fruitfuller, better, more worthy of God; to make some human hearts a little wiser, manfuler, happier, -- more blessed, less accursed!

    Past and Present Thomas Carlyle's Collected Works, Vol. XIII.

  • Occupied in that way, an august National Assembly becomes for us little other than a Sanhedrim of pedants, not of the gerund-grinding, yet of no fruitfuller sort; and its loud debatings and recriminations about Rights of Man, Right of Peace and War, Veto suspensif, Veto absolu, what are they but so many Pedant's-curses, 'May God confound you for your Theory of Irregular Verbs!'

    The French Revolution

  • "To make some nook of God's Creation a little fruitfuller, better, more worthy of God; to make some human hearts, a little wiser, manfuler, happier -- more blessed, less accursed!

    Queen Victoria

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