well-heeled


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enjoying steady good fortune or financial security

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in fortunate circumstances financially

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Whether their bairns are born to run or born to shop, giving birth in Harvey Nichols would ensure they would be well-heeled in future
well-heeled, though, will patronize the providers of luxury cars,
Well-heeled venture capitalists aren't the only ones getting in early on the cleantech revolution.
* In his "Fear of a Brown Planet" [June 28] Roberto Lovato states: "The Sierra Club recently fended off a hostile takeover by a new breed of well-heeled, anti-immigrant, anti-Latino activists who believe they're defending American civilization against the balkanizing and breeding barbarians from the South." That is sheer fabrication; consider, for example, the words "well-heeled." The old guard who have been running the Sierra Club for decades spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to buy the 2004 Sierra Club election and maintain their iron grip on power.
11 terrorists were well-heeled Saudis; nor do we hear from Al-Qaeda pleas on behalf of the poor.
That is, the hint of a sinister plan, engineered by some well-heeled, terrifyingly tidy, and invisible mastermind, could have been nuanced rather than fossilized.
Yet Oporto is currently having a major brush with foreign superstardom in the shape of Rem Koolhaas whose mammoth Casa da Musica is emerging from a site in the well-heeled district of Boavista.
Ronald Reagan famously complained about "welfare queens," writes Stossel, "but he never told us that the biggest welfare queens are the already wealthy." Thus begins a tale of how such struggling down-and-outers as former Archer Daniels Midland CEO Dwayne Andreas, financier David Rockefeller, and a well-heeled broadcaster named John Stossel have benefited handsomely from government largess.
The workers' wretched dwellings struck a chord in Seki, a well-heeled member of the elite.
Tom Parker Bowles and his cousin Ben Elliot are behind Quintessentially Magazine, a new lifestyle publication aimed at the well-heeled.
So, well-heeled conservative outfits are seeking to use the courts to remove these barriers, which are being called "Blaine amendments."
and come from comfortably well-heeled if not necessarily understanding families.
"family values," has been discredited in the minds of many for its idealization of "Leave it to Beaver" culture and the apparent cynicism of well-heeled politicians who invoke it for partisan gain.
Udall says he's considering expanding the program to Vail, another well-heeled community, where half the homes cost $369,100 or more.
Unfortunately, the cover picture of a pensive, gentle, bearded young man, the title, the well-heeled publisher, the author's credentials, along with the dust cover promotionals together will draw a good number of readers.