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fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
diva - operatic singer; prima donna