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fertile, producing or capable of producing an abundance of offspring or new growth

fertile-ness (noun form of fertile)
fecund

fecundity
(figurative)- deprive (something) of its essential content
eviscerate

myriad little concessions that would eviscerate the project.
conducive to success; favorable; giving of being a sign of future success. characterized by success, prosperous
auspicious
no conducive to success, unfavorable, not a sign of future success.
inauspicious
a fine, filmy substance consisting of cobwebs spun by small spiders, which is seen esp. in autumn.
• used to refer to something very light, thin, and insubstantial or delicate :
in the light from the table lamp, his hair was blond gossamer.
gossamer
a complete or impressive collection of things :
a deliciously inventive panoply of insults.
• a splendid display :
all the panoply of Western religious liturgy.
panoply
concerned with tasting or the sense of taste : gustatory delights.
gustatory
insolent or impertinent behavior : one juror had the effrontery to challenge the coroner's decision. See note at temerity .
effrontery
excessive confidence or boldness; audacity : no one had the temerity to question his conclusions.
temerity
with great speed or immediacy : she would go posthaste to England.
posthaste
• figurative esoterically distant from the lives and concerns of ordinary people : debates about the nature of knowledge can seem very rarefied.
rarefied
lively and noisy festivities, esp. when these involve drinking a large amount of alcohol : sounds of revelry issued into the night | New Year revelries.
revelry
(n) drunken revelry.
the Roman festival of Bacchus.
Bacchanalia
talkative
loquacious
using very few words
laconic
abrupt, sparing in the use of words
terse