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As a wealthy estate ruler named Don Lucas (Yan Collazo) nears his final days, indentured servants, love interests and distant relatives vie over what will remain of his riches.
The crooner hits the hook with a swerving melody, singing about all the riches and successes he's encountered.
The very wealthy flaunted their newly extravagant lifestyles, viewing their riches — a result of that century’s great social and technological changes — as proof that the U.S. was on the right track.
Martin Keown believes that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will be pinching himself at the embarrassment of attacking riches alongside him at Arsenal, after the Gabonese international scored his first goal for his new team against Everton on Saturday.
Its riches are absolutely tremendous, says Terry Engelder, the Penn State geologist whose research helped trumpet the Marcellus’s wealth to the world: 225 trillion cubic feet of economically recoverable natural gas.
Leaders have focused on big-ticket infrastructure projects to develop the economy, funding them from a dwindling supply of former oil riches, but progress is slow.
Hayes' rebound adheres nicely to a rags-to-riches template that often resonates with the American public.
The author, a rags-to-riches Ukrainian immigrant, blends his own hard-won success story with stories of others who have climbed to the top in a variety of fields.
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Origin and Etymology of riches
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
RICHES Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of riches for English Language Learners
: large amounts of money and possessions
: good things that are available to use or choose
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