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flourishing

adjective

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1 having attained a desired end or state of good fortune
  • a flourishing actor in the early years of the talkies

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2 marked by much life, movement, or activity
  • a flourishing market in sports memorabilia

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3 marked by vigorous growth and well-being especially economically
  • a flourishing community that has become a major beneficiary of the high-tech boom

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flourishing

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flourishing

verb
present participle of flourish

Synonyms & Antonyms of flourishing (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to grow vigorously
  • that plant flourishes in cool, wet weather

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2 to reach a desired level of accomplishment
  • the arts program flourished once it received adequate funding

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“Flourishing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flourishing. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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