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prosper
used in A Thousand Acres

4 uses
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Definition
to do well or to grow stronger
  • Harold didn't have as much land as my father, but he farmed it efficiently, and had prospered for as many years as my father had.
    p. 17.2
  • Farmers who embrace the new methods will prosper, but those that don't are already stumbling around."
    p. 45.3
  • And didn't it always turn out with these conversations that the fact that we were prospering, getting along, or at least feeling our life strong within our flesh proved that everything that had happened had created the present moment, was good enough, was worth it?
    p. 248.2
  • For years, it was right, and we prospered and we got along and we did the way we knew we should be doing, and sure there were little crosses to bear, but it was right.
    p. 342.2

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