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flourish
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Henry VIII
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  • Like the lily, That once was mistress of the field and flourish’d, I’ll hang my head and perish.
  • A lively flourish of trumpets.

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  • So may he ever do! and ever flourish, When I shall dwell with worms, and my poor name Banish’d the kingdom!
  • He shall flourish, And, like a mountain cedar, reach his branches To all the plains about him.
  • [Exeunt, first passing over the stage in order and state, and then a great flourish of trumpets.
  • [Flourish.

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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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