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  • She is a prolific artist.
  • It is a prolific pear tree.
  • Flying foxes are extremely prolific.
  • The prolific photographer captured dozens of images worthy of being made into basketball posters.

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  • The 2005 USC Trojans had one of the most prolific offenses in NCAA history, but Texas beat them for the championship.
  • And no one could accuse him of not being prolific in his chosen metier.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • When Minetta left for the halfway house, her movie seat was briefly taken by a tall, imposing, and largely silent white girl who was a prolific crocheter and was also leaving soon.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • Jennings that, contrary to popular belief, Bach was not more prolific than Telemann; he’s just better remembered.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • Very prolific.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Looks like your brother was a bit more prolific than you thought.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die

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  • It was so vehement and prolific.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • Yours is a short-lived-but prolific-race.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • I hope you are a prolific writer.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • They were now illuminated by the morning radiance of a young child’s disposition, but, later in the day of earthly existence, might be prolific of the storm and whirlwind.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • Yours certainly isn’t the easiest or most prolific system.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • I fear the prolific nature of your religion will make that a trying task.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Perry was not a gifted liar, or a prolific one; however, once he had told a fiction he usually stuck by it.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • He’s prouder than all the fierce Artabans of whom Gascony has ever been and will ever be the prolific Alma Mater!
    Edmond Rostand  --  Cyrano de Bergerac
  • The foolhardiness or ignorance of her officers was a prolific theme for comment whilst she remained in sight, and efforts were made to signal her to reduce sail in the face of her danger.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • The dwarves are also long-lived, yet they are more prolific than us and do not share our restraint or our taste for intrigue.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • Advice was prolific, if contradictory.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • He was prolific in pretexts.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • Nancy remained, pale and almost breathless, listening with quivering lip to the very audible expressions of scorn, of which the chaste housemaids were very prolific; and of which they became still more so, when the man returned, and said the young woman was to walk upstairs.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • I hear my brother has become a prolific contributor to the "People’s Messenger."
    Henrik Ibsen  --  An Enemy of the People
  • SEATTLE TERRORIZED BY SLAYINGS It’s been less than a decade since the city of Seattle was the hunting ground for the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • Some thought it was part flying squirrel or some other wild animal, which is not impossible, for, according to naturalists, prolific hybrids have been produced by the union of the marten and domestic cat.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • I experienced, too, the truth of the observation, "that after getting the first hundred pound, it is more easy to get the second," money itself being of a prolific nature.
    Benjamin Franklin  --  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • He was the most prolific letter writer of the six flagraisers.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • Captain the Honorable Edward Fairfax Vere, to give his full title, was a bachelor of forty or thereabouts, a sailor of distinction even in a time prolific of renowned seamen.
    Herman Melville  --  Billy Budd
  • Mrs. Moss did not take her stand on the equality of the human race; she was a patient, prolific, loving-hearted woman.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • For his nutriment he shewed how he would feed himself exclusively upon a diet of savoury tubercles and fish and coneys there, the flesh of these latter prolific rodents being highly recommended for his purpose, both broiled and stewed with a blade of mace and a pod or two of capsicum chillies.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • It seems to him that he can see, feel, about him the ghosts of rich fields, and of the rich fecund black life of the quarters, the mellow shouts, the presence of fecund women, the prolific naked children in the dust before the doors; and the big house again, noisy, loud with the treble shouts of the generations.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • Arguably the greatest runner who ever lived, Man o’ War became a prolific sire, populating the racing world with beautiful man-eaters.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • The box was full of things he had been waiting for impatiently; a new volume of Herbert Spencer, another collection of the prolific Alphonse Daudet’s brilliant tales, and a novel called "Middlemarch," as to which there had lately been interesting things said in the reviews.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • Religious fanaticism I find to be fully as prolific an exciting cause of insanity as intemperance — but I am inclined to believe that neither religion nor intemperance will induce insanity in a truly sound mind — I think there is always a predisposing cause which renders the individual liable to the malady, when exposed to any disturbing agency, whether mental or physical.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • He was a stout bluff-looking gentleman, with no shirt-collar to speak of, and a beard that had been growing since yesterday morning; for Dr Lumbey was popular, and the neighbourhood was prolific; and there had been no less than three other knockers muffled, one after the other within the last forty-eight hours.
    Charles Dickens  --  Nicholas Nickleby
  • But the witches are the most prolific.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • They grow prolifically and have a reasonable caloric content (770 calories per kilogram).
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • Unseasonably cold weather, meanwhile, makes people cheat prolifically; so do heavy rain and wind.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • This consideration may be taken as another prolific source of poetry which is opened in democratic ages.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 2
  • I was prolific, however, I wrote other pieces, entire tracts on him, tones and notes of him, but nothing I could use.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • He should, however, remember that such birds definitely are not found upon the western continent, but seem to be quite prolific in the east.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • It concerns a young American woman living in a region of prolific orchards who is asked by a visiting Englishman what the residents do with so much fruit.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • The elephant is larger, the horse is stronger and swifter, the butterfly more beautiful, the mosquito more prolific, even the simple sponge is more durable!
    Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee  --  Inherit the Wind
  • A little heat, that is, a little motion, is all that differences the bald, dazzling white, and deadly cold poles of the earth from the prolific tropical climates.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • Not only did I finish with more kills than anyone else on that deployment, but my overall total made me the most prolific American sniper of all time—to use the fancy official language.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • Here and there was one of those uncomfortable tributes to elegance in which the upholsterer’s art, in France, is so prolific; a curtain recess with a sheet of looking-glass in which, among the shadows, you could see nothing; a divan on which, for its festoons and furbelows, you could not sit; a fireplace draped, flounced, and frilled to the complete exclusion of fire.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • Could that which procures a freer vent for the products of the earth, which furnishes new incitements to the cultivation of land, which is the most powerful instrument in increasing the quantity of money in a state—could that, in fine, which is the faithful handmaid of labor and industry, in every shape, fail to augment that article, which is the prolific parent of far the greatest part of the objects upon which they are exerted?
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • Sir, she walks, she talks, she’s full of chalk, the lacteal fluid extracted from the female of the bovine species is highly prolific to the nth degree, sir," I answered by rote one of the formulae that passes for scholarship at military colleges.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • …years of careful nurturing, perhaps not by blood, not even Coldfield blood, but certainly by the tradition in which Thomas Sutpen’s ruthless will had carved a niche) to pass through the soft insulated and unscathed cocoon stages: bud, served prolific queen, then potent and soft-handed matriarch of old age’s serene and well-lived content—Judith handicapped by what in me was a few years’ ignorance but which in her was ten generations of iron prohibition, who had not learned that first…
    William Faulkner  --  Absalom, Absalom!
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