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bloom

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verb

1
as in to flower
to produce flowers forsythias only bloom at the beginning of spring

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2
as in to blush
to develop a rosy facial color (as from excitement or embarrassment) she arrived at the house, blooming from her vigorous walk

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“Bloom.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bloom. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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