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prosperous
used in Atlas Shrugged

8 uses
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Definition
successful or good — especially with regard to finances or wealth
  • He enjoyed the sight of a prosperous street; not more than every fourth one of the stores was out of business, its windows dark and empty.
    1.1 Part 1 Chapter 1 — The Theme (8% in)
  • They were the unemployed from the rotting hovels of what had once been a prosperous town.
    1.2 Part 1 Chapter 2 — The Chain (28% in)
  • I'm not so sure it was great-building that Line for all those prosperous industrialists in Colorado, when there are so many poor people in blighted areas who need transportation.
    1.9 Part 1 Chapter 9 — The Sacred and the Profane (26% in)
  • He looked at the shining automobile parked outside his window, in the muddy square that had once been the center of a prosperous county seat; he looked with a faint, wistful wonder at his two unknown visitors.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (0% in)
  • Jim boasted that this had been the most prosperous six months in Taggart history.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (33% in)
  • She had had to wrench the money out of men deaf with panic: the freight revenues were falling at such a rate that the men of the Board had begun to tremble, staring at Jim's idea of the most prosperous year in Taggart history.
    2.4 Part 2 Chapter 4 — The Sanction of the Victim (34% in)
  • The extent of the misery now spreading through this once prosperous country is the extent of the injustice which you have suffered.
    2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (31% in)
  • One could tell the members of the conference when they began filing out, by their clothes and their manner-ostentatiously prosperous clothes and a manner of overbearing timidity, as if they were guiltily trying to pretend that they were what they appeared to be for that moment.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (93% in)

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