overwhelming, overcoming, startling, astonishing, Sl. mind-boggling, Sl. mind-blowing, Sl. trippy, kicky.
2. quivering, quavering, vibrating, trembling, trembly, tremulous, tremulant, shaking, shaky; quaking, quaky, shuddering, shuddery, shivering, shivery,
thrive, v. 1. prosper, succeed, make good, Brit. Dial, fadge, fare well, be fortunate, have a streak or run of luck; advance, get ahead, go up in the world, progress, make headway, get on or along; grow rich, become wealthy, make one's fortune, add to or increase one's riches; profit, gain, feather one's nest, line one's pockets, make one's pile, get all the gravy, enrich oneself; be well-off, be well-to-do, be on easy street; lead a charmed life, live a life of luxury or ease, live the life of Riley, bask in the sun, live in the clover, live off the fat of the land.
2. flourish, luxuriate, burgeon, mushroom, boom, spring up, burst forth, develop vigorously; grow, wax, sprout, bud, germinate, pullulate, shoot up; bloom, blossom, flower, bear fruit, fructify; mature, maturate, ripen.
thriving, adj. 1. prosperous, wealthy, rich, opulent, affluent, halcyon, fat; well-to-to, well-off, Inf. well-heeled, Inf. in the money, Sl. in the bucks, Sl. golden, Sl. on easy street; very comfortable, on a bed of roses, Sl. on velvet, in clover, born with a silver spoon in one's mouth.
2. growing, sprouting, budding, blooming, blossoming, flowering; mushrooming, burgeoning, waxing, developing vigorously; lush, luxuriant, exuberant, plentiful, abundant, flush, prolific, rank, rife; flourishing, palmy, successful, glorious; booming, ascendant, on the rise or upswing, prospering, in full swing,
throat, n. 1. gullet, gorge, esophagus, Archaic. weasand.
2. cut someone's throat do [s.o.] wrong, Sl. do [s.o.] dirty, Sl. stab [s.o.] in the back; injure, hurt, harm.
3. jump down someone's throat Slang, berate, tongue-lash, yell at, Inf. dress down, Inf. jump all over, Inf come down on, Sl. bawl out, Sl. chew out, Sl. rank out, Sl. jack up, Sl. tell [s.o.] where to get off, Sl. give [s.o.] what-for.
4. ram [s.t.l down someone's throat Informal, impel, compel, force, make, coerce, dragoon, bully, Inf. steamroller, Inf bulldoze, Inf strong-arm; pressure, put the pressure on, Inf. lean on, Inf. squeeze, Inf. put the screws on or to, Inf. twist [s.o.'s] arm.
5. stick in one's throat exacerbate, embitter, envenom, gall, rankle, acerbate, sour, poison, stick in one's craw.
throb, v. 1. beat, pulse, pulsate, palpitate, pound, pant, go pitapat.
-n. 2. beat, throbbing, pulse, pulsation, palpitation, pitter-patter, pitapat.
throe, n. 1. spasm, paroxysm, convulsion; fit, seizure, stroke, attack, Pathol, ictus.
2. pang, pain, shooting pain, sharp or piercing pain.
3. throes a. agony, torture, excruciation; grief, distress, suffering, anguish,
b. turmoil, tumult, turbulence, storm, storm and stress, hurly-burly; disorder, chaos, confusion, pandemonium; upheaval, disruption, cataclysm.
throne, n. 1. royal seat, seat of state, seat of power, (in India) musnud, Anglo-Indian, gaddi.
2. sovereign, ruler, emperor, king, queen.
3. sovereignty, rule, command, reign, dominion, sway, hegemony, mastery.
throng, n. 1. crowd, horde, mass, host, assemblage, gathering; mob scene; herd, pack, swarm, flock, drove, bevy.