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flourish
as in:  the business is flourishing


The children are flourishing.
  to thrive (grow or develop well)
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  • The children are flourishing.
  • The business flourished from day one.
  • The garden flourishes in the spring.
  • Then I, and you, and all of us fell down, Whilst bloody treason flourish’d over us.
    William Shakespeare  --  Julius Caesar

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  • Life was rich, full, and flourishing.
    August Wilson  --  Fences
  • many flourishing potted plants
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • He laughed a little the other day, and said I seemed to be flourishing in spite of my wall-paper.
    Charlotte Perkins Gilman  --  The Yellow Wallpaper
  • Great place for young life to flourish.
    David Almond  --  Kit’s Wilderness
  • otherwise a seducer flourishes, and a poor maid is undone.
    William Shakespeare  --  All’s Well That Ends Well
  • ...to see whether the vine flourished... (6:11)
    The Bible  --  Song of Solomon
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Associated words [difficulty]:   flourish [1]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Nature & Ecology, History, Fine Arts & Music, Business, Religion & Spirtuality
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