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prosperity
used in Gone with the Wind

4 uses
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Definition
the state of doing well — especially economically
  • And, quickening all of the affairs of the section, was the high tide of prosperity then rolling over the South.
    1.3 (78% in)
  • The O'Haras were a clannish tribe, clinging to one another in prosperity as well as in adversity, not for any overweening family affection but because they had learned through grim years that to survive a family must present an unbroken front to the world.
    1.3 (40% in)
  • They have ruined our prosperity, set us back fifty years and placed too heavy a burden on the shoulders of our boys who should be in school and our old men who should be sleeping in the sun.
    4.41 (73% in)
  • It seemed even sadder, in retrospect, beside the bustle and prosperity of Atlanta.
    5.57 (52% in)

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