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flour·ish

 (flûr′ĭsh, flŭr′-)
v. flour·ished, flour·ish·ing, flour·ish·es
v.intr.
1. To grow well or luxuriantly; thrive: The crops flourished in the rich soil.
2. To do or fare well; prosper: "No village on the railroad failed to flourish" (John Kenneth Galbraith).
3. To be in a period of highest productivity, excellence, or influence: a poet who flourished in the tenth century.
4. To make bold, sweeping movements: The banner flourished in the wind.
v.tr.
To wield, wave, or exhibit dramatically.
n.
1. A dramatic or stylish movement, as of waving or brandishing: "A few ... musicians embellish their performance with a flourish of the fingers" (Frederick D. Bennett).
2. An embellishment or ornamentation: a signature with a distinctive flourish.
3. An ostentatious act or gesture: a flourish of generosity.
4. Music A showy or ceremonious passage, such as a fanfare.

[Middle English florishen, from Old French florir, floriss-, from Vulgar Latin *flōrīre, from Latin flōrēre, to bloom, from flōs, flōr-, flower; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

flour′ish·er n.
Synonyms: flourish, brandish, wave
These verbs mean to swing back and forth boldly and dramatically: flourished the newly signed contract; brandish a sword; waving a baton.

flourishing

(ˈflʌrɪʃɪŋ)
adj
thriving; prospering; doing well
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.flourishing - very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses"; "a palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving tourist center"; "did a thriving business in orchids"
successful - having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome; "a successful architect"; "a successful business venture"

flourishing

flourishing

adjective
Improving, growing, or succeeding steadily:
Translations
مُثْمِر، مُزْدَهِرناجِح، مُزْدَهِر
prosperujícívzkvétající
blomstrendetrivelig
blómstrandidafnandi
prekvitajúci
başarılıiyi büyüyen

flourishing

[ˈflʌrɪʃɪŋ] ADJ [plant] → lozano; [person, business] → floreciente, próspero

flourishing

[ˈflʌrɪʃɪŋ] adj [business, trade, market] → prospère, florissant(e)

flourishing

adjflorierend attr; business alsogut gehend attr; careererfolgreich; garden, plantprächtig gedeihend attr; how are you? — flourishingwie gehts? — ausgezeichnet

flourishing

[ˈflʌrɪʃɪŋ] adj (plant) → rigoglioso/a; (person) → florido/a, in gran forma; (business) → fiorente, prospero/a

flourish

(ˈflariʃ) , ((American) ˈflə:-) verb
1. to be healthy; to grow well; to thrive. My plants are flourishing.
2. to be successful or active. His business is flourishing.
3. to hold or wave something as a show, threat etc. He flourished his sword.
noun
1. an ornamental stroke of the pen in writing. His writing was full of flourishes.
2. an impressive, sweeping movement (with the hand or something held in it). He bowed and made a flourish with his hat.
3. an ornamental passage of music. There was a flourish on the trumpets.
ˈflourishing adjective
1. successful. a flourishing business.
2. growing well. flourishing crops.
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