affluent

[ af-loo-uh nt or, often, uh-floo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF affluent
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His idea was to establish a man at once,—easy, affluent, and independent.

The forest clearing has expanded into affluent commonwealths.

His equipage was then splendid, and suitable69 to his affluent circumstances.

Am I an orphan, as has been told me; or have I parents yet living, affluent, and high in society?

There is a suggestion of affluent orientalism that attracts strongly.

Every one in Salisbury was having dinner—or in the case of the affluent, lunch.

As yet, however, it was only to be seen upon the tables of the refined and the affluent.

This lady was a widow, somewhat advanced in years, and in affluent circumstances.

The confluence is the point of junction of an affluent river with its recipient.

It is an affluent of the Raritan, coming into it from the south.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "flowing," from Middle French affluent (14c.) or directly from Latin affluentem (nominative affluens) "flowing toward, abounding, rich, copious," present participle of affluere "flow toward," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + fluere "to flow" (see fluent).

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