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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of flourish.
  • noun Plural form of flourish.

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Examples

  • Convolvulus major – the Morning Glory, as our American cousins so prettily call it – flourishes on a smutty wall as generously as the Virginian creeper.

    Mary's Meadow; and Letters From a Little Garden

  • Freedom of expression flourishes as the psychology of fear which characterised Soviet rule has evaporated.

    At The Threshold: The Implications of Ukraine's New Constitution

  • This needful bond between ideas and the further existences they forebode is not merely a logical postulate, taken on trust because the ideas in themselves assert it; it is a previous and genetic bond, proper to the soil in which the idea flourishes and a condition of its existence.

    The Life of Reason

  • The rest of the time, his flourishes are a little self-conscious.

    The Guardian World News

  • The rest of the time, his flourishes are a little self-conscious.

    The Guardian World News

  • The rest of the time, his flourishes are a little self-conscious.

    The Guardian World News

  • With Haslinger, the group relied more heavily on strict structures and jarring compositional flourishes, which is only appropriate, since he came directly from a classical background.

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  • The rest of the time, his flourishes are a little self-conscious.

    The Guardian World News

  • With Haslinger, the group relied more heavily on strict structures and jarring compositional flourishes, which is only appropriate, since he came directly from a classical background.

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  • & Spa mixes modern comforts with more traditional flourishes, which is uniquely rare, '' he added.

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