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flower

noun

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1 the usually showy plant part that produces seeds
  • flowers are always a thoughtful gift

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2 a state or time of great activity, thriving, or achievement
  • the skiing season is usually in full flower by Christmas

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3 individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class
  • without exception, the flower of this year's graduating class will be going to prestigious colleges

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flower

verb

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to produce flowers
  • the plant will keep flowering if you water it and regularly cut off the dead blossoms

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The first known use of flower was in the 13th century

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“Flower.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flower. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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