thrive on

phrasal verb
thrived on or throve on; thrived on also thriven on; thriving on; thrives on

Definition of thrive on

: to do well in a particular kind of situation She thrives on attention. He actually thrives on stress.

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“Thrive on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thrive%20on. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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