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Definition of Throve
1. thrive [v] - See also: thrive
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Literary usage of Throve
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"... Chest and the West London Hospital ; but when asked some years later how he throve, replied, 'Theprivate patient seems to me to be an extinct animal. ..."
2. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1891)
"Although the plants were neglected, they throve and increased to such an extent that finally the people looked upon them as troublesome weeds, ..."
3. A Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and ...by Thomas Sheridan by Thomas Sheridan (1790)
"... vn preterit, throve,THRIVED ; part. THRIVEN. ... to kill by (lopping the breath, throve» ... throve ..."
4. The Thames by Walter Besant (1903)
"for bleak situations, but most of them existing in places where commerce once greatly throve. The house stood at the water's edge. It was a large building, ..."