- characterized by success
Etymology: prosperer, from prosperare, to cause to succeed, from prosperus, favorable, from Old Latin pro spere, according to expectation, from proLatin, pro, for, and spes, hope
- Trading Babe Ruth was far more for the Yankees than for the Red Sox.
- well off; affluent
- he was raised in a very household
- he chose a lottery number that evening
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