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flourish
used in A Tale of Two Cities

5 uses
  • The three customers pulled off their hats to Madame Defarge, with three flourishes.
    1.5 — The Wine-shop (57% in)
  • He did it with some flourish of ceremony, for a mail journey from London in winter was an achievement to congratulate an adventurous traveller upon.
    1.4 — The Preparation (1% in)
  • But I would hold a pretty wager, sir, that a House like Tellson and Company was flourishing, a matter of fifty, not to speak of fifteen years ago?
    1.4 — The Preparation (20% in)
  • Nothing was represented in a flourishing condition, save tools and weapons; but, the cutler's knives and axes were sharp and bright, the smith's hammers were heavy, and the gunmaker's stock was murderous.
    1.5 — The Wine-shop (27% in)
  • There were few buildings then, north of the Oxford-road, and forest-trees flourished, and wild flowers grew, and the hawthorn blossomed, in the now vanished fields.
    2.6 — Hundreds of People (6% in)

There are no more uses of "flourish" in A Tale of Two Cities.

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