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flourish
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Gone with the Wind
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  • He flourished his whip dramatically.
  • The Fontaines had fared best of any, thanks to Sally’s hard ride, but it was flourishing only by comparison with the desperate situation of the other neighbors.

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  • It’s always annoying to the godly when the ungodly flourish like the green bay tree.
  • But a rich, flourishing villain—of course, that’s unforgivable.
  • That’s why we flourish like green bay trees.

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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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