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prolific

adjective

Definition: 1. abundant, fruitful, or producing many offspring; 2. very productive, in an intellectual sense

Synonyms: fruitful, fertile, generative, bountiful, abundant, productive, inventive, creative

Antonyms: scarce, infertile

Tips: Prolific originates from the Latin proles, "offspring." Something or someone prolific can literally produce many young or can figuratively produce many creations, such as works of art or writing.

Usage Examples:

He was a prolific writer, completing over 80 books in his lifetime. (productive, inventive)

This species of dandelion is highly prolific; once you see one, you will soon see many more. (fruitful, fertile)

Well, that was a prolific teleconference; Iím glad we got so much accomplished. (productive)

He was a prolific artist and his paintings were showcased in many art galleries around the world. (creative, productive)


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