Fail and Thrive


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

Thrive is an antonym for fail in be unsuccessful topic.
Nearby Words: failure, failing, failed
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Thrive verb – To reach a desired level of accomplishment.
Usage example: going to a school for gifted students will help him thrive as a musical prodigy

Fail is an antonym for thrive in do well topic.
Nearby Words: thriving, thrived, thriven
Antonyms for Thrive
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Common collocations

power fail power thrive power
thanks fail thanks thrive thanks
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Thrive or Fail. 2016. Accessed March 08, 2021.

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