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prosperous-looking

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  • Proclaimed one particularly prosperous-looking woman who floated past our table on the way to raise some boat dealer's bottom line, "It's about time we spent on ourselves again ... being miserly is no fun at all!"

    Lita Smith-Mines: The Ebbs & Flows of the Economy

  • And the courtside seats seem to be occupied by a lot of prosperous-looking women executive types, not to mention on opening night, U.S. Senator Patty Murray.

    In Seattle, The WNBA Reigns

  • Twenty kilometers beyond Paquimé, is the prosperous-looking Colonia Juárez, a Mormon "colony" founded in 1885, with neat wooden homes, an academically-renowned bilingual school and apple orchards.

    Chihuahua: on the trail of Pancho Villa, Mormons, Mennonites, waterfalls and turkeys...

  • Navy folk, I'd no notion of how the town lay, so I took a slant along the street, which was bustling with business round the chandlers 'shops and warehouses, and approached a prosperous-looking old gent to inquire the way to the centre of town.

    THE NUMBERS

  • In consequence of these operations the King decided to move to Commercy, which place we reached by carriage, traveling on a broad macadamized road lined on both sides with poplar-trees, and our course leading through a most beautiful country thickly dotted with prosperous-looking villages.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • The man approaching us was stout and prosperous-looking, with a snowy stock showing at the neck of a serviceable grey serge coat, its long tails covering all but an inch or two of his breeches.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • The teaser is accompanied by a picture of the healthy, prosperous-looking Bob Collier, sitting on his humble porch with his legs crossed and his head cocked to one side with a look of frustration on his face.

    NYTimes Paints Rockwell Portrait of Opponents to Health Care Reform

  • Sometimes, according to the professors, they would “befriend” prosperous-looking gamblers who had just gotten off the ferry from Hong Kong or had just crossed the Chinese border and lead them to casinos.

    Macau’s Big Gamble

  • But by and large, the countryside I passed through was calm and beautiful, and not obviously less prosperous-looking than rural India.

    Pakistan On The Long Road To Freedom

  • One of the stories they tell in Cornwall is of a local girl who went to a hiring fair at Truro and was hired by a handsome and prosperous-looking man who said he was in need of a nurse for his children.

    Archbishop's speech at Lord Mayor's Banquet

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