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Yet an age in which great questions were handled by great men could not be either an unfruitful or an uninteresting one.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
St. Paul says, "If I pray in an unknown tongue, my spirit prayeth, but my understanding is unfruitful."
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
It is astonishing to see with what facility the vine thrives in a soil apparently so unfruitful.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
The process of the fiery judgment consuming the unfruitful vine tree had already begun.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
The Parable of the unfruitful vine shows that the nation was good for nothing, and burning awaited the city.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
Unfruitful branches must be cut off, fruitful ones purged—to produce more fruit—dead ones burned.
THE QUIVER 3/1900ANONYMOUS
This strangely-revived acquaintance with Job Thornberry was not an unfruitful incident in the life of Endymion.
ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI
On that side of the valley she was delicately unfruitful, spent with rearing the fine, thin beauty of the woods.
THE FLAW IN THE CRYSTALMAY SINCLAIR
They are not different species of a genus, since in that case their hybrid descendants would remain unfruitful.
THE BEST OF THE WORLD'S CLASSICS, RESTRICTED TO PROSE, VOL. VIII (OF X) - CONTINENTAL EUROPE II.VARIOUS
We grudge that the boundless exuberance of painting should go to decorate the argumentation of an unfruitful system of doctrine.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 354, APRIL 1845VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO UNFRUITFUL

  • antiseptic
  • arid
  • aseptic
  • bare
  • barren
  • bleak
  • dead
  • decontaminated
  • desert
  • desolate
  • dry
  • effete
  • empty
  • fallow
  • fruitless
  • futile
  • gaunt
  • germ-free
  • hygienic
  • impotent
  • infecund
  • infertile
  • pasteurized
  • sanitary
  • septic
  • sterilized
  • unfruitful
  • uninfected
  • unprofitable
  • unprolific
  • vain
  • waste
  • without issue
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