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 Meanings and Examples of FERTILE
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 a.  rich; fruitful; inventive; creative; intellectually productive
Classic Sentence: (49 in 4 pages)
1  All of the world was crying out for cotton, and the new land of the County, unworn and fertile, produced it abundantly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
2  Now they'd know what it meant to have fertile fields stripped, horses and cattle stolen, houses burned, old men and boys dragged off to prison and women and children turned out to starve.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
3  Here lay the fertile state, dotted with plantations, sheltering the women and children, the very old and the negroes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
4  But what there was of it was good and the acres that were lying fallow could be reclaimed when times grew better, and they would be the more fertile for their rest.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XL
5  She had driven over the County with Will, trying not to remember when these thousands of fertile acres had stood green with cotton.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LVII
6  And the fact in itself still seemed harmless enough; only it was a fertile source of harmful complications.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
7  The high and snowy mountains were its immediate boundaries, but I saw no more ruined castles and fertile fields.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9
8  The banks of the Thames presented a new scene; they were flat but fertile, and almost every town was marked by the remembrance of some story.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 18
9  It was a pleasant fertile spot, well wooded, and rich in pasture.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 6
10  I am convinced that Mr. Micawber, giving his mind to a profession so adapted to his fertile resources, and his flow of language, must distinguish himself.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
11  He has occasional employment on the same newspaper, in getting up the facts of dry subjects, to be written about and embellished by more fertile minds.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 43. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
12  In more fertile spots the observer would have come to the conclusion that one of those great herds of bisons which graze upon the prairie land was approaching him.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
13  Cedric was no ready practiser of the art of dissimulation, and would at this moment have been much the better of a hint from Wamba's more fertile brain.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
14  Such brains are fertile in expedients.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIV
15  We had left the fertile country behind and beneath us.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall
Example Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  Colonialism is especially fertile ground for nationalist ideas.
2  The fall of the old regime provided fertile ground for opportunism.
3  People get less fertile as they get older.
4  Plants grow well in fertile soil.
5  Herbs need fertile soil and a sunny sheltered position.
6  Hospitals in the region often lack running water and gloves, and can be fertile ground for epidemics.
7  Los Cabos is on the tip of the state of Baja California Sur - an arid and cactus-filled land, yet fertile due to its peninsular body surrounded by the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean.
8  It provides a fertile idea for a group of entrepreneurs.
9  He was able to bring large sterile acreages back to fertility.
10  A green manure is a crop grown mainly to improve soil fertility.
11  It will be a fertility of year for much raining.
12  Most fertilizers contain nitrogen and phosphates.
13  High levels of nitrate occur in eastern England because of the heavy use of fertilizers.
14  Add fertilizer to enrich the soil.
15  You should add some synthetic fertilizer to the soil.