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nounmass nounarchaic, literary
Fruit collectively.‘Marcus surprised her by constructing from gold wire an abstract fruitage’figurative ‘they place before their vision of the cross the fruitage of their speech’
- ‘Each one who dedicates himself to Jehovah has a responsibility in this regard to endeavor to acquire fruitage by discipling people of the nations.’
- ‘Jesus of Nazareth said that we should judge actions by fruitage, in other words, by practical effects.’
- ‘"That money is not the main goal but rather the fruitage of our hard work," he said.’
- ‘It is the seed planted in fertile soil that springs up into fruitage.’
- ‘In so doing, our lives will be nourished by the Holy Spirit and we will thereby produce much fruitage.’
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