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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Grew vigorously. Also: Prospered outstandingly.

Usage examples (37)
  • Verb (used without object), : The children thrived in the country
  • A guerilla warfare, such as throve in Spain, must surely be crushed in her open plains; and the diffident King returned
  • The rooms shone and glittered; the garden throve; and
  • All kinds of domestic stock throve on it and liked it. for more
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