More than anything, a shot at working and thriving in a growing economy.
My children are happy and thriving and healthy and gorgeous.
Thanks in part to his efforts, peanuts became a vital crop, and a thriving industry.
c.1200, from Old Norse þrifask "to thrive," originally "grasp to oneself," probably from Old Norse þrifa "to clutch, grasp, grip" (cf. Swedish trifvas, Danish trives "to thrive, flourish"), of unknown origin. Related: Thrived; thriving.