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fertile - producing many young, fruits, or seeds; (of land) producing good crops; V. fertilize
scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
demise - death
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking