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prosper
used in Lonesome Dove

3 uses
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Definition
to grow stronger or to be doing well
  • They prospered in a small way; there was enough money in their account in San Antonio that they could have considered themselves rich, had that notion interested them.
    Chapters 7-8 (32% in)
  • "Maybe a free whore, too, if he's prospering.
    Chapters 42-43 (16% in)
  • Of course, he had prospered in the horse business, mainly because of the Army trade; he could afford to build her a house.
    Chapters 75-76 (23% in)

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