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Being in bloom; flowering.
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(postpositive) in flower; blooming
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in bloom; blossoming; flowering.
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Adj.1.abloom - bursting into flowerabloom - bursting into flower; "flowering spring trees"
mature - having reached full natural growth or development; "a mature cell"
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adj pred (poet, liter) to be abloom (flower)blühen (lit, fig); treein Blüte stehen (liter)
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The weeds were abloom with tiny purple blossoms and gave forth an overpowering fragrance.
Allan; and then, almost before Anne realized it, spring had come again to Green Gables and all the world was abloom once more.
Despite the setbacks, the meadow is already abloom with a variety of flowers and plants that have been attracting a whole range of insects.
And it was all done on a tapestry abloom with words for sea and soil.
In Maribojoc town, fire trees (or flame trees, Delonix regia) which grow in relative abundance were almost all abloom.
The letter is dated April 28, 1936, and labor unions are abloom. The memo goes: 'In your article [which appears in the Screen Writers Guild paper], you continually speak of abuses.
Whatever work was being done here is unfinished--ribs of a fuselage suspended from the ceiling, petri dishes abloom, a scattering of sketches-- abandoned on the threshold of discovery.
NEWSBOY'S 1-2-3 But granted a sterner test, my selection can turn the tables on old foes Oh Land Abloom and First Assignment.
But granted a sterner my selection can turn the tables on podium finishers Oh Land Abloom and First Assignment.
Summary: Vacant plot besides buildings are now abloom with organic produce
Azaleas, more than any other plant and abloom in all their glory, have probably done more to inspire novice gardeners and rekindle the enthusiasm of weary gardeners.
Racing Post Ratings Steve Mason Oh Land Abloom 2.40 Warwick Looked as good as ever when chasing home a well-handicapped rival when switched back to hurdles at this track last time and should make a bold bid to go one better.