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flourish
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • —Do you think you impress me, Stephen asked, when you flourish your wooden sword?

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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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