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intr.v. thrived or throve (thrōv), thrived or thriv·en (thrĭv′ən), thriv·ing, thrives
1. To grow vigorously; flourish: Some plants thrive in sandy soil.
2. To be successful or make steady progress; prosper: The town has been thriving on tourism.

[Middle English thriven, from Old Norse thrīfask, reflexive of thrīfa, to seize.]

thriv′er n.
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The ProThrivers line of products has been specifically designed with the guidance of Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO, a respected naturopathic doctor for 20 years and an expert in thriver care.
Re-authoring refers to changing one's mindset from being a victim to being a survivor to eventually being a thriver.
FACE FORWARD: MEETING CHALLENGES HEAD ON IN TIMES OF TROUBLE comes from a cancer thriver who uses her experience from cancer diagnosis to recovery to show readers how to take back control and live with more purpose.
Rihanna is a thriver and is taking calculated risks and is on a firmly set path that's all about doing her own thing.
The burn survivor is only part of who that person is, Quinn said, and it is Tran's hope to help Phung transform: from a burn survivor to a burn thriver, Quinn said.
AMAZING superstar singer and actress CHER is not only a survivor - she's a through and through thriver.
But, for heaven's sake, I should hate to try to work out whether a horse like Galileo would be a thriver or a collapser.
I'm a thriver, not a survivor, and I hope everyone out there wears this bracelet in honor of the countless other thrivers around the world.
This timely production features a psychologist and his "clients" - people who have walked the journey from victim to survivor and, ultimately, thriver.
When we can focus on healing our unhealed parts we no longer remain a victim who can only hope to survive the experience, we become a thriver, an empowered individual as a result of what happened to us.