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Word of the Day 07/20/18 Prolific

Prolific (adjective)
pro·lif·ic [pruh-lif-ik]
(previously 04-11-13)

ajective
1. producing offspring, young, fruit, etc., abundantly; highly fruitful: a prolific pear tree.
2. producing in large quantities or with great frequency; highly productive: a prolific writer.
3. profusely productive or fruitful (often followed by in or of): a bequest prolific of litigations.
4. characterized by abundant production: a prolific year for tomatoes.

Synonyms
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1, 2. teeming, fecund, abundant. See productive.

Antonyms
1. barren.

Origin: 1640–50; < Medieval Latin prolificus fertile. See prolicide, -fic

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