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thrive

thrive

 
 
pronunciation:
thraIv
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: thrived, thriven, thrives, thriving, throve
definition 1: to progress well or succeed; prosper.
synonyms:
boom, flourish, prosper
antonyms:
languish
similar words:
advance, burgeon, progress, succeed
definition 2: to grow vigorously or stay healthy.
He thrives on a diet of vegetables.This plant thrives in a dry climate.
synonyms:
burgeon, flourish
antonyms:
decline, fade, languish, wilt, wither
similar words:
bloom, blossom, grow, wax
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derivations: thriving (adj.), thrivingly (adv.)
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