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fertile

1. capable of producing offspring
2. Biology
a. capable of undergoing growth and development
b. (of plants) capable of producing gametes, spores, seeds, or fruits
3. Physics (of a substance) able to be transformed into fissile or fissionable material, esp in a nuclear reactor
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7) One may distinguish these approaches most fertilely by treating them as variations on a single argumentative pattern.
Finally, the paper explains and establishes the basis for diverse possible applications and future prospects for this "investigative position" that is fertilely heuristic and creative.
In addition to the numerous essays, many, though certainly not all of them, arising out of debates and discussions of Orientalism, (15) a collection of books and monographs devoted to his vast and fertilely productively oeuvre have emerged over the past five years.