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  • n. Lack of prosperity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Lack of prosperity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Lack of prosperity or success.


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  • For I am persuaded, though I ought not to judge, that there were some relics of this feigned that were long after the causes of the one family's almost utter extirpation, and the other's improsperity; for it was a known truth that so long as my Lord of Leicester lived, who was the main pillar on the one side, for having married the sister, the other side took no deep root in the Court, though otherwise they made their ways to honour by their swords.



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