Synonyms for flourishing

Grammar : Adj
Spell : flur-i-shing, fluhr-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈflɜr ɪ ʃɪŋ, ˈflʌr-

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Définition of flourishing

Origin :
  • c.1500, "a blossom," from flourish (v.). Meaning "ostentatious waving of a weapon" is from 1550s; that of "literary or rhetorical embellishment" is from c.1600.
  • adj prospering, going well
Example sentences :
  • They call me a beau and a buck, a slasher and dasher, and flourishing Phil.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • I'll never call you flourishing Phil again, so don't be standing on pride.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • I saw her several years afterwards with her husband, happy and flourishing.
  • Extract from : « The Sexual Question » by August Forel
  • He fell into ill-health, but when he died the business was left in a flourishing condition.
  • Extract from : « A Zola Dictionary » by J. G. Patterson
  • A large and flourishing city, named Thapsacus, stands on its banks.
  • Extract from : « Anabasis » by Xenophon
  • They crowded right up to the very stakes, flourishing their broad knives.
  • Extract from : « A Set of Six » by Joseph Conrad
  • Cousin Tom's two aunts were delighted to see him again, and in a state so flourishing.
  • Extract from : « A Great Man » by Arnold Bennett
  • He appeared right in front of us on the trail, flourishing a big stick.
  • Extract from : « Dave Porter At Bear Camp » by Edward Stratemeyer
  • The King pardoned them, and they all began living together and flourishing.
  • Extract from : « Russian Fairy Tales » by W. R. S. Ralston
  • He saw him snatch a spade from a boy who was flourishing it in Lamb's face.
  • Extract from : « The Crofton Boys » by Harriet Martineau

Antonyms for flourishing

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