Definitions

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  • adv. So as to thrive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a thriving manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a thriving or prosperous way; prosperously.

Etymologies

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thriving +‎ -ly

Examples

  • I say: "If you take the time and effort to really understand a person's character values in relation to your own, then the two of you will over the long haul be blessed with a thrivingly, fruitful relationship."

    Karen Salmansohn: The Psychology Of Love Versus Evil

  • I say: If you take the time and effort to really understand a person's character values in relation to your own, then the two of you will over the long haul be blessed with a thrivingly, fruitful relationship.

    Karen Salmansohn: The 1-Minute Therapist -- The Important Difference Between Romance and Intimacy

  • Just what is copyright, what is its point, who is it designed to protect (individual creators and their legatees, be they individual or corporate, and necessarily to the same extent?) and what is it designed to foster (the most thrivingly fertile intellectual community and intercourse possible?)

    Comedies of fair use, event at NY Institute for the Humanities

  • He had driven past a couple of times to gaze at their home, as much as he could through those thrivingly thick hedge ramparts.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • The St. Louis of Lilly's little girlhood, sprung so thrivingly from the left bank of the Mississippi and builded on the dead mounds of a dead past, was even then inexplicably turning its back to its fine river frontage; stretching in the form of a great adolescent giant, prone, legs flung to the west and full of growing pains, arms outstretched and curving downward in a great north-and-south yawn.

    Star-Dust

  • With this object, large bodies of the soldiery were several times dispatched to the Mansion House to await his orders: but as he could by no threats or persuasions be induced to give any, and as the men remained in the open street, -- fruitlessly for any good purpose, and thrivingly for a very bad one, -- these laudable attempts did harm rather than good.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 11

  • With this object, large bodies of the soldiery were several times despatched to the Mansion House to await his orders: but as he could, by no threats or persuasions, be induced to give any, and as the men remained in the open street, fruitlessly for any good purpose, and thrivingly for a very bad one; these laudable attempts did harm rather than good.

    Barnaby Rudge: a tale of the Riots of 'eighty

  • Ornamental trees -- the broadleafed horse-chestnut, the elm so lofty and bending, the graceful but infrequent willow, and others whereof I know not the names -- grow thrivingly among brick and stone.

    Twice Told Tales

  • The dwelling is surrounded by a cleared space of a few acres, where Indian corn grows thrivingly among the stumps of the trees; while the dark forest hems it in, and scenes to gaze silently and solemnly, as if wondering at the breadth of sunshine which the white man spreads around him.

    Main Street (From: "The Snow Image and Other Twice-Told Tales")

  • Our coalition goes on thrivingly; but at the expense of the old Court, who are all discontented, and are likely soon to show their resentment.

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 1

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