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    flourish

    flourish - Dictionary definition and meaning for word flourish

    Definition
    (noun) a showy gesture
    Example Sentence
    • she entered with a great flourish
    Definition
    (noun) an ornamental embellishment in writing Definition
    (noun) a display of ornamental speech or language Definition
    (noun) the act of waving
    Synonyms : brandish
    Definition
    (noun) (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments
    Synonyms : fanfare , tucket
    Example Sentence
    • he entered to a flourish of trumpets
    • her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare
    Definition
    (verb) grow vigorously
    Synonyms : boom , expand , thrive
    Example Sentence
    • The deer population in this town is thriving
    • business is booming
    Definition
    (verb) make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
    Synonyms : fly high , prosper , thrive
    Example Sentence
    • The new student is thriving
    Definition
    (verb) move or swing back and forth
    Synonyms : brandish , wave
    Example Sentence
    • She waved her gun
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