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The House of Mirth
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flourish
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The House of Mirth
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  • It was a large disjointed hand, with a flourish of masculinity which but slightly disguised its rambling weakness, and the words, scrawled in heavy ink on pale-tinted notepaper, smote on Lily’s ear as though she had heard them spoken.
  • Ten months earlier the amount it stood for had represented the depths of penury; but her standard of values had changed in the interval, and now visions of wealth lurked in every flourish of the pen.

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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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