thrive

Part of speech: verb

To prosper; be successful; be thrifty; grow with vigor.

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Usage examples "thrive":

  1. " Bless you, Jimmy," she said, " I thrive on it- and you'll never thrive." - "Love and Lucy", Maurice Henry Hewlett.
  2. No one could have been worse adapted by nature for the task of learning whether a nation was in a way to thrive. - "Autobiography of Anthony Trollope", Anthony Trollope.
  3. This will need to be watered once or twice a week, and it will grow and thrive all summer long in a corner of your room. - "The American Woman's Home", Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe.