flourishing

  • 1 flourishing — flour‧ish‧ing [ˈflʌrɪʆɪŋ ǁ ˈflɜːr ] adjective a business or industry that is flourishing is very successful and is making a profit: • Thailand s flourishing tourist industry * * * flourish UK US /ˈflʌrɪʃ/ verb [I] ► to be successful, for example …

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  • 2 flourishing — index cumulative (increasing), opulent, prosperous, rampant, successful Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 flourishing — [adj] prospering, going well blooming, burgeoning, doing well, expanding, exuberant, going strong, growing, in full swing*, in the pink*, in top form*, lush, luxuriant, mushrooming, profuse, prosperous, rampant, rank, rich, roaring, robust,… …

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  • 4 Flourishing — Flourish Flour ish, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flourished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flourishing}.] [OE. florisshen, flurisshen, OF. flurir, F. fleurir, fr. L. florere to bloom, fr. flos, floris, flower. See {Flower}, and { ish}.] 1. To grow luxuriantly; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 flourishing — flourishingly, adv. /flerr i shing, flur /, adj. growing vigorously; thriving; prosperous: a flourishing little business. [1250 1300; ME; see FLOURISH, ING2] * * * …

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  • 6 flourishing — adj. Flourishing is used with these nouns: ↑scene, ↑trade …

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  • 7 flourishing — flour·ish·ing || flÉœrɪʃɪŋ / flÊŒr adj. prospering, thriving, successful flour·ish || flÉœrɪʃ / flÊŒr n. act of waving or flourishing (i.e. a sword); pretentious display; decorative addition (especially in handwriting); period of healthy …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 8 flourishing — adjective very lively and profitable flourishing businesses a palmy time for stockbrokers a prosperous new business doing a roaring trade a thriving tourist center did a thriving business in orchids • Syn: ↑ …

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  • 9 flourishing — noun The action of the verb ; flowering …

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  • 10 flourishing — Synonyms and related words: abundant, balmy, blooming, blossoming, booming, bountiful, brandish, brandishing, budding, burgeoning, bursting, bursting out, clear, copious, creative, crescent, dense, developed, exuberant, fair, fat, fecund, fertile …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11 flourishing — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. thriving, prosperous, booming, luxuriant; see growing , rich 1 , successful . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Improving, growing, or succeeding steadily: booming, boomy, prospering, prosperous, roaring, thrifty,… …

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  • 12 flourishing — adj thriving, booming, prospering, in full swing, Inf. going strong; growing, waxing, developing, burgeoning, mushrooming; (of vegetation) luxuriant, lush, rank, exuberant …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 13 flourishing — /ˈflʌrɪʃɪŋ/ (say flurishing) adjective that flourishes; vigorous in growth; thriving; prosperous. –flourishingly, adverb …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 flourishing condition — index boom (prosperity) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 15 flourishing thread — noun Thread used in ornamental needlework • • • Main Entry: ↑flourish …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 16 flourishing business — thriving enterprise, growing trade, successful business …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 booming —  Flourishing …

    A concise dictionary of English slang

  • 18 Chicago literary renaissance — Flourishing of literary activity in Chicago с 1912–25. Its leading writers Theodore Dreiser, Sherwood Anderson, Edgar Lee Masters, and Carl Sandburg realistically depicted the contemporary urban environment, condemning the loss of traditional… …

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  • 19 osmophil, osmophilic — Flourishing in a medium of high osmotic pressure. [osmo(sis) + G. phileo, to love] …

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  • 20 Paruah —    Flourishing, the father of Jehoshaphat, appointed to provide monthly supplies for Solomon from the tribe of Issachar (1 Kings 4:17) …

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