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prolific
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
producing abundantly
  • Mrs. Moss did not take her stand on the equality of the human race; she was a patient, prolific, loving-hearted woman.
    1.8 -- Book 1 Chapter 8 -- Mr. Tulliver Shows His Weaker Side (48% in)
  • Being always on the defensive toward her own sisters, it was natural that she should be keenly conscious of her superiority, even as the weakest Dodson, over a husband's sister, who, besides being poorly off, and inclined to "hang on" her brother, had the good-natured submissiveness of a large, easy-tempered, untidy, prolific woman, with affection enough in her not only for her own husband and abundant children, but for any number of collateral relations.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Christmas Holidays (59% in)

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