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blooming

adjective

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1 having a healthy reddish skin tone
  • the blooming faces of children at play in the great outdoors

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blooming

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blooming

verb
present participle of bloom

Synonyms & Antonyms of blooming (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to produce flowers
  • forsythias only bloom at the beginning of spring

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2 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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The first known use of blooming was in 1592

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“Blooming.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blooming. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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