The merriam webster's word of the day four september third. Today's word is second also also pronounced fecund and spelled f. e. c. u. n. D. fekete is an adjective that means fruitful in offspring or vegetation prolific. It can also mean intellectually productive or inventive to a marked degree. Here's the word used in a sentence from the montgomery herald by terry schlick admire as if there aren't enough bugs around get this insects are amazingly fecund and can reproduce quickly laying thousands of eggs in the short time the word second and its synonyms fruitful and fertile all mean producing capable of producing offspring or fruit literally early or figuratively fastened applies to things that yield offspring fruit or result in abundance or with repentiti as in a second heard or or affected imagination fruitful emphasizes abundance too often adds the implication that the results attained are desirable or useful as in fruitful planes or a fruitful discussion fertile implies the power to reproduce as a fertile egg or the power to assist in reproduction action growth or development as in fertile soil or a fertile climate for artists with your word of the day. I'm peter sokolski visit marian webster dot com today for definitions wordplay and trending word look ups.