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Overview of noun flourish

The noun flourish has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) flourish

(a showy gesture; "she entered with a great flourish")

2. flourish

(an ornamental embellishment in writing)

3. flourish

(a display of ornamental speech or language)

4. flourish, brandish

(the act of waving)

5. flourish, fanfare, tucket

((music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments; "he entered to a flourish of trumpets"; "her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare")


Overview of verb flourish

The verb flourish has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (11) boom, thrive, flourish, expand

(grow vigorously; "The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming")

2. (1) thrive, prosper, fly high, flourish

(make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance; "The new student is thriving")

3. brandish, flourish, wave

(move or swing back and forth; "She waved her gun")

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