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1. flourish

verb. ['ˈflɝːɪʃ'] grow vigorously.

Synonyms

  • revive
  • luxuriate
  • expand
  • grow
  • thrive

Antonyms

  • wind
  • back
  • hire
  • descend

Etymology

  • florisshen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Flourish

  • undernourish
  • malnourish
  • nourish
  • berish

How do you pronounce flourish?

Pronounce flourish as flərɪʃ.

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How do you spell flourish? Is it fluorish ?

A common misspelling of flourish is fluorish

Sentences with flourish


1. Verb, base form
Small amounts of hair built up in these locations make them ideal places for moths to flourish.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The guide also shares with you the history of Stillwater and how the caves helped the town flourish.

3. Adjective
Acai palms flourish in tropical regions and care is not as intensive as when grown indoors or in greenhouses.

Quotes about flourish


1. Love is like a tree: it grows by itself, roots itself deeply in our being and continues to flourish over a heart in ruin. The inexplicable fact is that the blinder it is, the more tenacious it is. It is never stronger than when it is completely unreasonable.
- Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

2. Israel was not created in order to disappear - Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom.
- John F. Kennedy

3. Israel was not created in order to disappear - Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom.
- John F. Kennedy

2. flourish

noun. ['ˈflɝːɪʃ'] a showy gesture.

Synonyms

  • motion

Antonyms

  • raise
  • pull

Etymology

  • florisshen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. flourish

verb. ['ˈflɝːɪʃ'] make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance.

Synonyms

  • turn
  • thrive
  • fly high
  • prosper

Antonyms

  • go
  • rise
  • precede
  • advance

Etymology

  • florisshen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. flourish

noun. ['ˈflɝːɪʃ'] (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments.

Synonyms

  • tune
  • melodic phrase
  • air
  • melodic line
  • line
  • strain
  • tucket
  • fanfare

Antonyms

  • wet
  • inactivity
  • natural object
  • curve

Etymology

  • florisshen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. flourish

noun. ['ˈflɝːɪʃ'] the act of waving.

Synonyms

  • brandish
  • wave
  • waving

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance
  • empty

Etymology

  • florisshen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. flourish

noun. ['ˈflɝːɪʃ'] an ornamental embellishment in writing.

Synonyms

  • paraph

Antonyms

  • arrange
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • florisshen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. flourish

noun. ['ˈflɝːɪʃ'] a display of ornamental speech or language.

Synonyms

  • rhetoric
  • grandiosity
  • grandiloquence
  • magniloquence

Antonyms

  • relax
  • unstrain
  • stand still
  • fall

Etymology

  • florisshen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. flourish

verb. ['ˈflɝːɪʃ'] move or swing back and forth.

Synonyms

  • brandish
  • take hold
  • wave
  • displace
  • move
  • hold

Antonyms

  • linger
  • recede
  • ride
  • follow

Etymology

  • florisshen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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