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prosperity
used in The Poisonwood Bible

3 uses
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Definition
the state of doing well — especially economically
  • You'll say I walked across Africa with my wrists unshackled, and now I am one more soul walking free in a white skin, wearing some thread of the stolen goods: cotton or diamonds, freedom at the very least, prosperity.
    Book 1 — Genesis (7% in)
  • Together we are going to make a place for justice and peace, prosperity and grandeur.
    Book 2 — Revelation (99% in)
  • "We expected to be parted for no more than six or eight weeks, while Anatole worked with the Lumumbists to reassemble their fallen leader's plan for peace and prosperity.
    Book 5 — Exodus (28% in)

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