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pro·cre·a·tive

 (prō′krē-ā′tĭv)
adj.
1. Capable of reproducing; generative.
2. Of or relating to procreation: the procreative instinct.
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Adj.1.procreative - producing new life or offspring; "the reproductive potential of a species is its relative capacity to reproduce itself under optimal conditions"; "the reproductive or generative organs"
fruitful - productive or conducive to producing in abundance; "be fruitful and multiply"
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procreative

adjective
Of or relating to reproduction:
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Ironically, then, Samuel's genetic material may no longer have any definitively, procreatively Jewish qualities: were a Jewish woman to conceive with Samuel's remains, the child would be Jewish on her account, but could not possibly come from a Jewish marriage.
Ascetic practice, then, builds within us the habits of self-denial and other-directedness, while prayer and charity orient us toward authentic love, so that when the longings of eros arise, we can procreatively pursue them.
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