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thrive

  

      vb   , thrives, thriving, thrived, throve, thrived, thriven   intr  
1    to grow strongly and vigorously  
2    to do well; prosper  
     (C13: from Old Norse thrifask to grasp for oneself, reflexive of thrifa to grasp, of obscure origin)  
  thriver      n  
  thriving      adj  
  thrivingly      adv  
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thrive

  
  
advance, bloom, boom, burgeon, develop, do well, flourish, get on, grow, grow rich, increase, prosper, succeed, wax  
  
Antonyms     
   decline, droop, fail, languish, perish, shrivel, stagnate, wane, wilt, wither  

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thriver, thrice, thrave, throve

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