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Epidemiologists agree that the disease likely thrived in bats before it made the zoonotic leap to humans—plus pangolins, dogs, cats, tigers, lions, and minks.

This low-maintenance plant thrives in bright indirect light and only needs watering every week or two.

The Terps have long had confidence in the team’s talent at wide receiver, but ­Tagovailoa has added the consistency at quarterback needed for them to thrive.

That is driving millions of new users to Parler, an alternate social media platform where conspiracy theories can thrive.

As the NFL moves into the second half of its season, quarterbacks continue to thrive.

In the midst of this religious and political turmoil, drug trafficking thrives.

After all, Las Vegas thrives despite the fact that everyone knows that the house always wins.

One of my three sons is a student who thrives there, due in no small part to innovative programs like its greenhouse and gardens.

The Yo app might have brought “one-bit” communication to the public attention, but the Apple Watch thrives on it.

It is aware that the fear on which it ultimately thrives is that of politicians who quake at its supposed influence and money.

Wheat does not grow in this part of Brazil, though in the southern and inland mountainous districts it thrives admirably.

The Cayenne cane yields best, and thrives in low grounds, the soil a mixture of sand and loam.

The sort of woman who has any amount of large and handsome flesh-and-blood children, and lives to have them, thrives on them.

He thrives very well, like the generality of parsons, and will be a long liver if careful.

Others have a selfish delight in the objects of sense, Will thrives, and is happy by imparting them to his friends.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thrives, such as: shine, prosper, develop, mushroom, blossom, and flourish.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.