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flourish
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • This, in truth, his neighbours might have pardoned, seeing that saints have never flourished in those parts, but there was in him a certain wanton and cruel humour which made his name a byword through the West.

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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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