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adjective 
  1. characterized by success
Trading Babe Ruth was far more for the Yankees than for the Red Sox.
  1. well off; affluent
he was raised in a very household
  1. favorable
he chose a lottery number that evening
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


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