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bloom

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bloom

  1. 1 a state or time of great activity, thriving, or achievement a handsome young man in the full bloom of youth Synonyms of bloom blossom, florescence, floruit, flower, flush, heyday, high noon, prime, salad days, springtime Words Related to bloom autumn, Indian summer; blooming, blossoming, efflorescence, flowering; acme, apex, climax, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, zenith; glory, grandeur, splendor; belle epoque (or belle époque), golden age, silver age; comeback, recovery, revivial Near Antonyms of bloom decay, decline, downfall; bottom, nadir; shriveling (or shrivelling), wilting, withering

  2. 2 a rosy appearance (of the cheeks) after a snowball fight, she came inside with a bloom on her cheeks Synonyms of bloom blush, color, flush Words Related to bloom brightness, brilliance, glow; pinkness, reddishness, redness, rosiness, ruddiness, sanguineness Near Antonyms of bloom paleness, pallidness, pallor, pastiness, wanness, whiteness; greenishness, greenness, sallowness

  3. 3 the usually showy plant part that produces seeds the rosebush produces blooms only in midsummer Synonyms of bloom flower, blossomWords Related to bloom bud, floret, floweret (also flowerette); bouquet, nosegay, posy; arrangement, boutonniere, corsage, garland, lei, spray, wreath


bloom

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bloom

  1. 1 to produce flowers forsythias only bloom at the beginning of spring Synonyms of bloom blossom, blow, burgeon (also bourgeon), effloresce, flower, unfold Words Related to bloom leaf, leave; bud; open Near Antonyms of bloom dry up, fade, shrivel, wilt, wither; die, drop, expire, perish

  2. 2 to develop a rosy facial color (as from excitement or embarrassment) she arrived at the house, blooming from her vigorous walk Synonyms of bloom blush, color, crimson, flush, glow, reddenWords Related to bloom incarnadine, rouge, ruddle; abash, chagrin, discomfit, disconcert, embarrass, faze, humiliate, mortify



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