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flourish
used in
The Count of Monte Cristo
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flourish
Used in
The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • The same flower of innocence had flourished, or was still flourishing, on their brow, that is seen on the brow of the culprit in your house.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The same flower of innocence had flourished, or was still flourishing, on their brow, that is seen on the brow of the culprit in your house.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The notary solemnly took the pen, flourished it above his head, and said, "Gentlemen, we are about to sign the contract."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Leaving the village of Linas, without stopping at the telegraph, which flourished its great bony arms as he passed, the count reached the tower of Montlhery, situated, as every one knows, upon the highest point of the plain of that name.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Horticulture seemed, however, to have been abandoned in the deserted kitchen-garden; and where cabbages, carrots, radishes, pease, and melons had once flourished, a scanty crop of lucerne alone bore evidence of its being deemed worthy of cultivation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Instead of that air of life, of comfort, and of happiness that permeates a flourishing and prosperous business establishment—instead of merry faces at the windows, busy clerks hurrying to and fro in the long corridors—instead of the court filled with bales of goods, re-echoing with the cries and the jokes of porters, one would have immediately perceived all aspect of sadness and gloom.  (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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