Definition of Flourishes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of flourish) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of flourish) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flourishes

1. flourish [v] - See also: flourish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flourishes

flour mill
flour treatment agent
flour treatment agents
flour weevil
floured
flourier
flouriest
flourily
flourine
flouriness
flouring
flourish
flourished
flourisher
flourishers
flourishes (current term)
flourishest
flourisheth
flourishing
flourishingly
flourishings
flourless
flourlike
flourodeoxyglucose
flours
floury
floury cornea
flouse
floused
flouses

Literary usage of Flourishes

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1. The Life of the Rev. Rowland Hill, A.M. by Edwin Sidney (1844)
"Mr. Hill's antipathy to long speeches was not stronger than his disgust at the unmeaning flourishes which are too often introduced into sermons, ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... The Cashmere Goat flourishes in Kashmir, in India, whence it receives its name, and in Tibet. Its color is usually white, and in many other ways it ..."

3. History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880: Negroes as Slaves by George Washington Williams (1882)
"SLAVERY flourishes DURING THE ENTIRE REVOLUTIONARY PERIOD. THE thunder of the guns of the Revolution did not drown the voice of the auctioneer. ..."

4. The Life and Correspondence of Rufus King: Comprising His Letters, Private by Rufus King (1896)
"... Home—Prospect more favorable— Trade flourishes—King to Secretary of State—Conference with Lord Grenville relative to Proceedings of Commissioners under ..."

5. A Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire (1843)
"... the empire of Russia, which is greater than the Roman empire, is the toleration of every sect. ing which, commerce flourishes and population increases. ..."

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