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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Prosper \Pros"per\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Prospered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prospering}.] [F. prosp['e]rer verb (used without an object), or L. prosperare, verb (used without an object), or L. prosperare, verb (used with an object), fr. prosper or prosperus. See {Prosperous}.] To favor; to render successful. "Prosper thou our handiwork." --Bk. of Common Prayer.

All things concur toprosper our design. --Dryden.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

prospering

adjective

1: very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses"; "a palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving tourist center"; "did a thriving business in orchids" [syn: {booming}, {flourishing}, {palmy}, {prospering}, {prosperous}, {roaring}, {thriving}]


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