Definition of Flourishing in English :

Define Flourishing in English

Flourishing meaning in English

Meaning of Flourishing in English

Pronunciation of Flourishing in English

Flourishing pronunciation in English

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1. booming, flourishing, palmy, prospering, prosperous, roaring, thriving

very lively and profitable

Example Sentences:
'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'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of flourishing
thriving; prospering; doing well
Britain has the largest and most flourishing fox population in Europe.
London quickly became a flourishing port.

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v. flour·ished, flour·ish·ing, flour·ish·es
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.
To wield, wave, or exhibit dramatically.
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.

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