Origin of wealthy
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1. prosperous, well-to-do, moneyed. See rich. 3. copious.
1. poor. 3. scanty.
- a variety of red apple, grown in the U.S., ripening in early autumn.
Origin of Wealthy
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Examples from the Web for wealthy
Little did I know that Lee had actually been born into a wealthy family.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile
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In March, police arrested a group of wealthy businessmen and government officials who were about to dine on illegal tiger meat.China’s Internet Is Freer Than You Think
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Not to those in power, not to the cruel and inhumane, not to the wealthy.Jesus Wasn’t Born Rich. Think About It.
December 25, 2014
No surprise then that aside from wealthy coastal suburbs, the Democratic base has shrunk to the urban cores and college towns.Time to Bring Back the Truman Democrats
December 21, 2014
Presuming his demographic is largely the same as what it was when he was at Fox, they are not wealthy people.Glenn Beck Is Now Selling Hipster Clothes. Really.
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December 20, 2014
There is in this city a rag-picker so wealthy that he can afford to drink wine every day.
Her people are wealthy, but she'll have nothing but what Palmer makes.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Unless you consider it your vocation to be a wealthy American.
Because you have merely indicated that you are a wealthy American.
Nor, though among the wealthy of the city, is he an aristocrat in feeling.Cleveland Past and Present
- possessing wealth; affluent; rich
- of, characterized by, or relating to wealth
- aboundingwealthy in friends
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Word Origin and History for wealthy
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