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Adjective
Free from germs
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“The closure threatens the supply of clean, sterile needles to local intravenous drug users.”
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Not able to produce children or young
“The ratter kills young and old, male and female, pregnant and sterile with the same compassionless urge.”
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(of land or soil) Barren or not suited to producing crops
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“The sturdy roots dug deep into unyielding rocks and drew nourishment from the seemingly sterile soil.”
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Lacking inspiration or energy
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“We are also seeing a resurgence of sterile debate about process, rather than negotiations on substance.”
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Lacking in imagination, creativity, or excitement
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Dull, routine, and uniform
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Useless
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(of farmland) Plowed and harrowed, but left for a period without being sown
Noun
The condition of being infertile
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