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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of thrive.

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Examples

  • Palin thrives on whipping up resentment as a path to political power.

    Matthew Yglesias » Palin and the Jews

  • The notion that the brain thrives on chaos, in a mathematical sense, comes as no shock to neuroscientist Walter J. Freeman of the University of California, Berkeley.

    Boing Boing

  • Nonetheless, swings and roundabouts accounted for, FPTP in which tactical voting thrives, is still infinitely better than PR.

    Archive 2007-10-07

  • The story is fairly simple, but the brilliance of the idea thrives in this simplicity.

    “Smaller” Films to Watch for in 2009 | We Are Movie Geeks

  • It's a well-established idea in the developing world and to some it may be shocking to appreciate that the idea thrives within Canada.

    A tightening labour market

  • It was hardly shocking by the scale of this week's events, but for a label that thrives on beautiful if sometimes difficult-to-wear futuristic looks, this was news.

    The Guardian World News

  • Koo af, yinz: regional US slang thrives on Twitter

    Ars Technica

  • "If there is a good bond between the baby and its mother or the caregiver -- if the baby 'thrives' -- these early connections lay the groundwork for healthy development.

    Daily Democrat Most Viewed

  • And look, this is a business that kind of thrives on bad news -- big plane crash, big earthquake, big flood.

    CNN Transcript Oct 28, 2007

  • The number of dodgy insurance claims has soared confirming fraud "thrives" during an economic downturn, new figures have shown.

    ITN Headlines

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