verb (used without object), fruc·ti·fied, fruc·ti·fy·ing.
verb (used with object), fruc·ti·fied, fruc·ti·fy·ing.
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Origin of fructify
OTHER WORDS FROM fructifysu·per·fruc·ti·fied, adjectiveun·fruc·ti·fied, adjective
Words nearby fructify
Example sentences from the Web for fructify
For amongst the tart sorbs, it befits not the sweet fig to fructify.The Story of Florence|Edmund G. Gardner
All that produces does so only for a time; 'tis the law here below, for eternity death alone shall fructify.
His high conception of solidarity was to fructify, within a hundred years, under Philippe-Auguste, the grandson of Sugers master.How France Built Her Cathedrals|Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
In the spring it recommences vegetation, and emits its branches into the newly-formed organs of its host, there to fructify.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses|Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
Did any portion of the capital annually abstracted from the estate return to it, to fructify and increase its value?The Land-War In Ireland (1870)|James Godkin