- a showy gesture
- an ornamental embellishment in writing
- a display of ornamental speech or language
- the act of waving
- a short lively tune played on brass instruments
• (v. i.) To execute an irregular or fanciful strain of music, by way of ornament or prelude. • (v. i.) To grow luxuriantly; to increase and enlarge, as a healthy growing plant; a thrive. • (v. i.) To make bold and sweeping, fanciful, or wanton movements, by way of ornament, parade, bravado, etc.; to play with fantastic and irregular...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/flourish/
1. To grow luxuriantly; to increase and enlarge, as a healthy growing plant; a thrive. 'A tree thrives and flourishes in a kindly . . . Soil.' (Bp. Horne) ... 2. To be prosperous; to increase in wealth, honor, comfort, happiness, or whatever is desirable; to thrive; to be prominent and influental; specifically, of authors, painters, etc, to be in a...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments; `he entered to a flourish of trumpets`; `her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
the act of wavingFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
A flourish is a juggling club trick in which the performer spins the club around his fingers. The club actually makes two revolutions around its center of gravity, once on the medial side of the juggler`s hand and once on the lateral side. ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flourish_(juggling)
To grow stronger.
Example: The crops flourished due to the warm sun and plenty of water.
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Flour'ish intransitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Flourished
; present participle & verbal noun Flourishing
.] [ Middle English florisshen
, Old French flurir
, French fleurir
, from Lati...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/F/47
; plural Flourishes 1.
A flourishing condition; prosperity; vigor. [ Archaic] « The Roman monarchy, in her highest flourish
, never had the like.» Howell. 2.
Decoration; ornament; beauty. « The flourish
of his so...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/F/47
Flour'ish transitive verb 1.
To adorn with flowers orbeautiful figures, either natural or artificial; to ornament with anything showy; to embellish. [ Obsolete] Fenton. 2.
To embellish with the flowers of diction; to adorn with rhetorical figures; to grace with ostentatious eloqu...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/F/47
An entertaining feat of physical dexterity. Unlike most other sleights, flourish is performed openly in front of the audience, to entertain, display the performer's skill or for the purpose of misdirection.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21682
grow vigorouslyFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/149640
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to do well or to thriveFound on http://insectzoo.msstate.edu/Glossary/
- an ornamental embellishment in writing 2. [n] - a showy gesture 3. [n] - a display of ornamental speech or language 4. [n] - the act of waving 5. [n] - (music) a short lively tune played on brass instrumentsFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=flourish
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