01. High-tech companies are really [prospering], and there are lots of jobs available in the industry these days.
02. The United States enjoyed a period of economic growth and [prosperity] in the 1950s.
03. The end of the war has brought a new era of peace and [prosperity] to the region.
04. After a couple of difficult years, our business has finally begun to really [prosper], and we are looking at record profits this quarter.
05. Camilo comes from a fairly [prosperous] family in Colombia, so it wasn't difficult for him to find the money to buy a new home after getting married.
06. The continued [prosperity] of the Asian economies seems to have lessened somewhat over the past few years.
07. The company is opening new branches in a number of cities throughout the country, and is obviously [prospering].
08. Aeschylus once observed that it is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has [prospered].
09. There is an Italian proverb which states that too much [prosperity] makes most men fools.
10. On the television show "Star Trek", the Vulcan greeting used by Mr. Spock was, "Live long and [prosper]."
11. The Côte d'Ivoire is the most [prosperous] of the tropical African nations.
12. As a [prosperous] democracy located in the center of a large European market, Austria has a promising economic future.
13. Between the 12th and 18th centuries, the area now known as Bangladesh was one of the most [prosperous] regions in the Indian subcontinent.
14. A Swahili proverb notes that haste does not result in [prosperity].
15. The Koran tells us that those who preserve themselves from greed will surely [prosper].
16. The tiny nation of Andorra has achieved considerable [prosperity] since World War Two through its tourist industry.
17. A Philippine proverb suggests that industry is the twin brother of [prosperity].
18. On Chinese New Year's Eve, children are given red money bags, so they will [prosper] and be happy.

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