(Phrase). To feather one's nest.

    (Adjectives). Prosperous, fortunate, lucky, well off, well-to-do, solvent 803, thriving, set up, prospering, etc., blooming, palmy, halcyon.

    Auspicious, propitious, in a fair way.

    (Phrases). Born with a silver spoon in one's mouth; the spoilt child of fortune; enfant gâté; in luck's way.

  1. Adversity (Substantives), bad, ill, evil, adverse, etc., fortune, hap, or luck, tough luck, reverse, broken fortunes, falling or going down in the world, hard times.
  2. Fall, ruin, ruination, ruinousness, undoing, disaster, calamity, catastrophe 619; a hard life; evil star, evil genius.

    (Phrases). The frowns of fortune; the ups and downs of life; the times being out of joint.

    (Verbs). To be ill off; to decay, sink, go under, fall, decline, go down in the world, lose caste; to go hard with.

    (Adjectives). Unfortunate, unlucky, luckless, untoward, ill off, badly off, decayed, ill-fated, ill-starred, devoted, bankrupt 808, unprosperous, adverse, untoward.

    Disastrous, calamitous, ruinous, dire, deplorable, etc.

    (Phrases). Down on one's luck; having seen better days; born with a wooden ladle in one's mouth; one's star on the wane; down and out.

  3. Mediocrity (Substantives), the golden mean, aurea mediocritas, moderate circumstances; the middle classes, bourgeoisie.
  4. (Adjectives). Tolerable, fair, middling, mediocre; middle-class, bourgeois.

    (Phrase). Medio tutissimus ibis.

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