affluence[ af-loo-uh ns or, often, uh-floo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF affluence
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With her, I need hardly say it, would come plenty, affluence.
Affluence we may know, but poverty is apt to be our companion.
Here it is affluence and age, there it is beauty and poverty.
I have already told my reader that my youth was not passed in affluence.
In their visionary leaps to affluence they soared to giddy heights.
The affluence of beauty of some of these is indeed marvellous.
That home of affluence was not mine,—it was only the asylum of my first days of orphanage.
I married a lady of wealth and affluence, one I loved and doted on.
The sudden descent from affluence to poverty bore him to the grave.
He entered upon it in affluence, with a large and remunerative practice.
mid-14c., "a plentiful flowing, an abundance," from Old French affluence, from Latin affluentia "a flowing to," figuratively "affluence, abundance," noun of state from affluentem (nominative affluens) "flowing toward, abounding, rich, copious" (see affluent). Sense of "wealth" attested from c.1600, from notion of "a plentiful flow" (of the gifts of fortune).
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