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 for affluent
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Affluent \Af"flu*ent\, a. [Cf. F. affluent, L. affluens, -entis,
     p. pr. See Affluence.]
     1. Flowing to; flowing abundantly. "Affluent blood."
        --Harvey.
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     2. Abundant; copious; plenteous; hence, wealthy; abounding in
        goods or riches.
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              Language . . . affluent in expression. --H. Reed.
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              Loaded and blest with all the affluent store,
              Which human vows at smoking shrines implore.
                                                    --Prior.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Affluent \Af"flu*ent\, n.
     A stream or river flowing into a larger river or into a lake;
     a tributary stream.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  affluent
      adj 1: having an abundant supply of money or possessions of
             value; "an affluent banker"; "a speculator flush with
             cash"; "not merely rich but loaded"; "moneyed
             aristocrats"; "wealthy corporations" [syn: affluent,
             flush, loaded, moneyed, wealthy]
      n 1: an affluent person; a person who is financially well off;
           "the so-called emerging affluents"
      2: a branch that flows into the main stream [syn: feeder,
         tributary, confluent, affluent] [ant: distributary]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  118 Moby Thesaurus words for "affluent":
     abounding, abounding in riches, abundant, acquisitive,
     all-sufficing, ample, aplenty, big-rich, bottomless, bounteous,
     bountiful, comfortable, comfortably situated, confluent, copious,
     coursing, decurrent, defluent, diffluent, diffuse,
     disgustingly rich, easy, effuse, epidemic, exhaustless,
     extravagant, exuberant, fat, fertile, flowing, fluent, flush,
     fluxional, fluxive, frightfully rich, full, galore, generous,
     grasping, gulfy, gushing, in clover, in funds, in good case,
     in luxury, in plenty, in quantity, in the money, independent,
     independently rich, independently wealthy, inexhaustible, lavish,
     liberal, loaded, luxuriant, luxurious, made of money, many,
     maximal, mazy, meandering, moneyed, much, numerous, on Easy Street,
     on velvet, oofy, opulent, overflowing, plenitudinous, plenteous,
     plentiful, plenty, pouring, prevailing, prevalent, prodigal,
     productive, profluent, profuse, profusive, prosperous,
     provided for, racing, rampant, replete, rich, rich as Croesus,
     rife, riotous, rolling in money, running, running over, rushing,
     serpentine, sluggish, streaming, successful, superabundant,
     surging, surgy, teeming, tidal, vortical, wallowing in wealth,
     warm, wealthy, well provided for, well-fixed, well-found,
     well-furnished, well-heeled, well-off, well-provided, well-stocked,
     well-to-do, wholesale
  
  

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