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prosperous

pros·per·ous

prosperous

pronunciation:
pra sp rs
part of speech: adjective
definition: having wealth, success, or good fortune.
The prosperous business paid its workers large bonuses.
 
synonyms:
affluent, flourishing, rich, successful, thriving, wealthy, well-off
antonyms:
destitute, poor
similar words:
booming, fat, flush, fortunate
derivations: prosperously (adv.), prosperousness (n.)