verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR flourish
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Origin of flourish
synonym study for flourish
OTHER WORDS FROM flourishflour·ish·er, nounoutflourish, verb (used with object)
Example sentences from the Web for flourish
With an easy swing, cheery bonhomie, and understated brass and string flourishes, this could just about pass as some long lost Sinatra demo.This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through November 14)|Singularity Hub Staff|November 14, 2020|Singularity Hub
Mere symbolic gestures and rhetorical flourishes fall short of what is needed to support and sustain the work of people who risk their lives every day.Veterans Day is a time to consider how to reward front-line covid-19 workers|James Grossman, Laura McEnaney|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
The most exuberant flourish about the show might have been the exclamation mark in the title.Alex Trebek, quintessential quizmaster as ‘Jeopardy!’ host for three decades, dies at 80|Emily Langer|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
Before ISIS militants surrounded the Syrian city, it had flourished as a place of tolerance and free speech.
As the Arabian Peninsula flourished, the area became the center of cultural development.
The place where jazz and barbeque and mob bosses and the blues flourished.
In Mauritania, Chinguetti once flourished with scholars, pilgrims, and religious leaders.
Atlanta soon flourished, becoming the resurgent urban center of an otherwise impoverished South.Atlanta’s Fall Foretold The End Of Civil War Bloodshed|Marc Wortman|September 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I prayed for her before the temple, and unto the very end I will seek after her, and she flourished as a grape soon ripe.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Aristide was young, he loved flirtation, and flirtation flourished in the Avenue des Plantanes.
He flourished in one hand his red mask and in the other a pompon which he had extracted from his pocket.
It is now about three centuries since there flourished at Cremona its first great violin maker.
After Andrew, as great makers, come his two sons Antonius and Hieronymus, who flourished from 1550 to 1634.
British Dictionary definitions for flourish
- the state of flourishing
- the state of flowering