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  • 61 unproductive — adj 1. fruitless, unfruitful, unyielding, issueless; childless, sterile, barren, abortive, infe cund, unprolific, fallow, Bot. acarpous, impotent, effete; dead, dry, arid. 2. useless, futile, vain, idle, unavailing, bootless; ineffectual,… …

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  • 62 unsuccessful — adj 1. vain, futile, useless, unavailing, bootless; ineffectual, inefficacious, nugatory, worthless, inutile; fruitless, unproductive, abortive, stillborn, barren, sterile, impotent; unprofitable, unremunerative, ungainful, losing. 2. unfortunate …

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  • 63 land-poor — land′ poor adj. in need of ready money while owning much unremunerative land • Etymology: 1870–75, amer …

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  • 64 lean — 1. v. & n. v. (past and past part. leaned or leant) 1 intr. & tr. (often foll. by across, back, over, etc.) be or place in a sloping position; incline from the perpendicular. 2 intr. & tr. (foll. by against, on, upon) rest or cause to rest for… …

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  • 65 un|fruit´ful|ness — un|fruit|ful «uhn FROOT fuhl», adjective. 1. not fruitful; producing no offspring; barren: »an unfruitful marriage. 2. Figurative. producing nothing worthwhile; not productive; unremunerative: »an unfruitful line of inquiry. SYNONYM(S):… …

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  • 66 un|fruit´ful|ly — un|fruit|ful «uhn FROOT fuhl», adjective. 1. not fruitful; producing no offspring; barren: »an unfruitful marriage. 2. Figurative. producing nothing worthwhile; not productive; unremunerative: »an unfruitful line of inquiry. SYNONYM(S):… …

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  • 67 un|fruit|ful — «uhn FROOT fuhl», adjective. 1. not fruitful; producing no offspring; barren: »an unfruitful marriage. 2. Figurative. producing nothing worthwhile; not productive; unremunerative: »an unfruitful line of inquiry. SYNONYM(S): unproductive.… …

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  • 68 un|pay|a|ble — «uhn PAY uh buhl», adjective. 1. that cannot be paid: »The picture often turns out to be a flop, leaving a wake of unpaid and unpayable debts (Atlantic). 2. yielding no return; unprofitable; unremunerative: »The wildcat oil well was abandoned as… …

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  • 69 AZEFF, YEVNO FISHELEVICH — (1869–1918), agent of the czarist secret police and simultaneously a leader of the Russian social revolutionary movement. Azeff was born in Lyskovo, Russia, into a poor family and studied in Rostov on Don until the age of 21. He wandered from one …

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  • 70 ECONOMIC HISTORY — This article is arranged according to the following outline: first temple period exile and restoration second temple period talmudic era muslim middle ages medieval christendom economic doctrines early modern period sephardim and ashkenazim… …

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  • 71 JEWISH STUDIES — Jewish studies, or often Judaic studies, refers here to the academic teaching of aspects of Jewish religion, history, philosophy, and culture, and associated languages and literatures, at the undergraduate and graduate level in institutions of… …

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