fecundate


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to make fertile

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Wright's painstaking research on urban environments where poor Black people lived and his personal experience living in the sweltering heat of the oppressive south in the United States provided fecundate grist for his novels that were often based on historical scenarios or events.
The Church embraces the many languages, that is, the many cultures, that in faith understand and fecundate one another.
S Eliot admits, a "poet of the supreme greatness of Shakespeare can hardly influence, he can only be imitated: and the difference between influence and imitation is that influence can fecundate, whereas imitation--especially unconscious imitation--can only sterilize.
Ultimately, as the Beats read Spengler, the long decline of the West, like the passing of earlier civilizations, would lead to a return to the springtime of the historical revolution, a return that would be facilitated by the influence of barbarian elements--"the Fellah type," the "primitive blood" (Decline of the West, I, 105), that would fecundate a new civilization.
2) To fecundate the egg of an animal or plant, or to pollenize the pistil of a flower.