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thriving

adjective

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1 having attained a desired end or state of good fortune
  • our new landscaping business is thriving

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2 marked by much life, movement, or activity
  • the once thriving downtown has fallen into steep decline since the new mall was built

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3 marked by vigorous growth and well-being especially economically
  • a thriving manufacturing community that is experiencing a tremendous growth in new jobs

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thriving

verb
present participle of thrive

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1 to grow vigorously
  • these plants thrive with relatively little sunlight

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2 to reach a desired level of accomplishment
  • going to a school for gifted students will help him thrive as a musical prodigy

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The first known use of thriving was in 1604

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“Thriving.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/thriving. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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