Prosperous

Pros"per*ous

(), a. [L. prosperus or prosper, originally, answering to hope; pro according to + the root of sperare to hope. See Despair.] 1. Tending to prosperity; favoring; favorable; helpful.
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A happy passage and a prosperous wind.
Denham.
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2. Being prospered; advancing in the pursuit of anything desirable; making gain, or increase; thriving; successful; as, a prosperous voyage; a prosperous undertaking; a prosperous man or nation.
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By moderation either state to bear
Prosperous or adverse.
Milton.
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Syn. -- Fortunate; successful; flourishing; thriving; favorable; auspicious; lucky. See Fortunate.
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-- Pros"per*ous*ly, adv. -- Pros"per*ous*ness, n.
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Pros"phy*sis

(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ; to + to grow.] (Med.) A growing together of parts; specifically, a morbid adhesion of the eyelids to each other or to the eyeball. Dunglison.
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