Difficult Words:

Prolific and Proliferate

Difficult Words : Prolific and Proliferate

Proliferate (proh LIF uh RATE) v: to spread or grow rapidly

Honey bees proliferated when we filled out yard with flowering plants.

Coughs and colds proliferate when groups of children are cooped up together during the winter.

The police didn't know what to make of the proliferation of counterfeit money in the north end of town.-17

Prolific (proh LIF ik) adj: abundantly productive, fruitful or fertile

A prolific writer is a writer who writes a lot of books.

A prolific artist is an artist who paints a lot of pictures.

The old man had been extraordinarily prolific. He had thirty children and more than one hundred grandchildren.

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