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flourishing

[ flur-i-shing, fluhr- ]
/ ˈflɜr ɪ ʃɪŋ, ˈflʌr- /
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adjective
growing vigorously; thriving; prosperous: a flourishing little business.
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Origin of flourishing

A Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at flourish, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM flourishing

flour·ish·ing·ly, adverbun·flour·ish·ing, adjective
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