Fail and Prosper


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Fail verb – To be unsuccessful.
Usage example: despite all the publicity, the movie failed miserably at the box office

Prosper is an antonym for fail in topics: be unsuccessful, abandon, lose money.
Nearby Words: failure, failing, failed
Antonyms for Fail


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Prosper verb – To reach a desired level of accomplishment.
Usage example: began to prosper after years of crushing setbacks

Fail is an antonym for prosper in succeed topic.
Nearby Words: prosperous, prosperity, prospering
Antonyms for Prosper
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school fail school prosper school
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Prosper or Fail. 2016. Accessed March 06, 2021.

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