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flourish
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Sense and Sensibility
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flourish
Used in
Sense and Sensibility
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  • I admire them much more if they are tall, straight, and flourishing.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • That Lucy had certainly meant to deceive, to go off with a flourish of malice against him in her message by Thomas, was perfectly clear to Elinor; and Edward himself, now thoroughly enlightened on her character, had no scruple in believing her capable of the utmost meanness of wanton ill-nature.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: dismissed them with a flourish
as in: the business is flourishing
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