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flourish
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Fahrenheit 451
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  • His hand had done it all, his hand, with a brain of its own, with a conscience and a curiosity in each trembling finger, had turned thief… Now, it plunged the book back under his arm, pressed it tight to sweating armpit, rushed out empty, with a magician’s flourish!
  • Perhaps the merest flourish of light and motion in the sky.

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as in: the business is flourishing Define
to thrive (grow or develop well)
as in: dismissed them with a flourish Define
a showy gesture or: the act of waving -- a hand or an item
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