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Successful

successful

adjective

achieving the result that you want

leading

adjective

main, most important, or most successful

thriving

adjective

very successful

high-flying

adjective

successful and determined to achieve more things

brilliant

adjective

very skilful, impressive, or successful

triumphant

adjective

a triumphant event is one in which someone has been successful or has won a victory

someone never looked back

used for saying that someone achieved something special and then became even more successful

distinguished

adjective

successful and respected by many people

big

adjective

powerful or successful in a particular area of activity

successful

adjective

used about someone who does well in their career or business

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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decrepit

old and no longer in good condition

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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