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Word: prosperous

Definition: successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off

Sentences Containing 'prosperous'

"Only two days ago I was a happy and prosperous man, without a care in the world.
"Since his arrival in the U. S., backed by a group of prosperous but shady entrepreneurs, Carnera's career has been less glorious than fantastic.
'A prosperous voyage out, a thriving career abroad, and a happy return home!'
'Well,' returned Mr. Waterbrook, pursing up his mouth, and playing with his watch-chain, in a comfortable, prosperous sort of way.
A once prosperous little town, with pubs, a butter factory, school, church and post office was burnt to ashes, and that brought an end to its prosperity.
According to the "vitae", Winfrid was of a respected and prosperous family.
After a long gap, in 1996, he formed a political party named 'Prosperous Bangladeshi Movement'.
Al-Walid was the son of 'Abd al-Malik, and his reign was a highly prosperous one.
Alphonse Picou was born into a prosperous middle-class Creole of Color family in downtown New Orleans.
Among those who are at all his equals in consequence, he is a very different man from what he is to the less prosperous.
At this time P'artaw was highly prosperous and a powerful stronghold sometime in the 5th century.
Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Clarkson was one of five sons of a prosperous jeweler.
But he was now fairly prosperous, at least by his own standards.
By 1915 the more prosperous people left the dense city for the suburbs.
During the Jin Dynasty (265–420), the Li clan of Xincai was famously prosperous.
For the first half of the 20th century, the island was popular among prosperous Turks, Greeks, Jews and Armenians.
He was born in Ederhof near Stronach, in Tyrol, the son of a prosperous farmer.
He was born in Frankfurt, Germany, as a child of a prosperous Christian family.
Her husband's step was strong and prosperous among them; her father's firm and equal.
His father was then in prosperous circumstances, but the depression of trade caused by the war of 1812 brought about his failure.
Historically a prosperous region, it is nowadays relatively poor.
I don't say always!--come to nothing, still we'll be serious about it, and hope for a prosperous issue one of these days.
I hope you have been this day preserved for a prosperous and happy life.
I shall not trouble the reader with a particular account of this voyage, which was very prosperous for the most part.
if you come to prosperous, you are prosperous,''said Mr. Lorry.
It is known for being one of the more affluent and prosperous areas of the Wirral. History.
It was a prosperous community where all of the residents made a living in the fishing industry.
Its advantageous geographic position and rich natural resources have made Selangor the most prosperous state in Malaysia.
Kansai is one of the most prosperous area of baseball in Japan.
Koninck, a prosperous businessman, appears to have painted few pictures during the last decade of his life.
Makuria seems to have been stable and prosperous during the 8th and 9th centuries.
Many people came to settle with them and they became prosperous.
Nicolas Frantz was the son of a prosperous farming family.
Opitz was born in Bunzlau (Bolesławiec) in Lower Silesia, the son of a prosperous citizen.
Our voyage was very prosperous, but I shall not trouble the reader with a journal of it.
Pottery is a very prosperous business in the area, with Seagrove (the pottery capital) only being a few miles north.
Procopius claims that the White Huns lived in a prosperous territory, and that they were the only Huns with fair complexions.
Renato Fabres (Jaime Vadell) is a prosperous businessman who has learned to move with great intelligence and success in the business world.
Seattle was mildly prosperous in the 1920s but was particularly hard hit in the Great Depression, experiencing some of the country's harshest labor strife in that era.
She has two railways, and is the commercial center of a broad and prosperous region.
St. Louis is a great and prosperous and advancing city; but the river edge of it seems dead past resurrection.
The Community of Steeds is not the once prosperous railroading area as in the past, but the people of Steeds are still close and friendly.
The name represents having a “prosperous life” while enjoying everything that is needed.
The priory's church was destroyed by fire in 1279 and not rebuilt. The priory is described as "never prosperous".
The prosperous patronage with which he said it, made him look twice as big as he was, and four times as offensive.
The town of Gandevi lies in the prosperous southern part of the state of Gujarat.
This was a very prosperous company and they built some true “luxury” accommodations for their lumberjacks.
We set sail from Bristol, May 4, 1699, and our voyage was at first very prosperous.
Women of a certain grade are like prosperous grisettes in one respect, they seldom return home after twelveo'clock.
``I see the lives for which I lay down my life, peaceful, useful, prosperous and happy, in that England which I shall see no more.

More Vocab Words

::: prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
::: gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
::: magniloquent - boastful; pompous
::: imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
::: egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
::: inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
::: slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
::: abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
::: foresight - ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
::: inequity - unfairness; ADJ. inequitable