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flourish
used in
The Aeneid
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flourish
Used in
The Aeneid
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  • It flourish'd long, In pride of wealth and warlike people strong, Till curs'd Mezentius, in a fatal hour, Assum'd the crown, with arbitrary pow'r.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A trusty coat of mail to me he sent, Thrice chain'd with gold, for use and ornament; The helm of Pyrrhus added to the rest, That flourish'd with a plume and waving crest.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • (Thus haunting ghosts appear to waking sight, Or dreadful visions in our dreams by night.) The specter seems the Daunian chief to dare, And flourishes his empty sword in air.  (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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