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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROSPEROUS

At Prosperous the barracks were burnt, and nearly all the soldiers killed.

Prosperous or wretched, her destiny henceforth was linked with another.

Protestants remembered the foul play at Prosperous; the rebels swore to avenge the treachery at the Curragh.

Prosperous communities sprang up in eastern Oregon and Washington.

Now concerning the city toronto this city is Beautiful and Prosperous Levele city.

"Prosperous voyage," said the third officer wheezily, and I murmured something to the same effect.

Prosperous and sheltered as her youth had been, she had, up to this time, apprehended scarcely anything of the real drama of life.

Prosperous Barcelona swarms with mechanics and artisans, and that is one reason why Barcelona is disorderly.

Prosperous old gentlemen pacing home, rotund in their buttoned-up coats, had clear drops at the end of their noses.

Prosperous districts with a teeming population have been reduced to desert wastes.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "tending to bring success," from prosper + -ous, or else from obsolete Middle French prospereus (15c.), from prosperer. The sense of "flourishing" is first recorded late 15c.

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