flourish


flourish

verb

Definition of FLOURISH

1
to grow vigorously <that plant flourishes in cool, wet weather>
Synonyms burgeon (also bourgeon), flourish, prosper
2
to reach a desired level of accomplishment <the arts program flourished once it received adequate funding>
Related Words prevail, triumph, win; excel
Near Antonyms flounder, struggle
Antonyms fail

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