flourishing

adjective
flour·​ish·​ing | \ ˈflər-i-shiŋ How to pronounce flourishing (audio) , ˈflə-rish \

Definition of flourishing

: marked by vigorous and healthy growth a flourishing garden : very active and successful a flourishing career

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flourishingly adverb
flourishingly vibrant begonias Even a few years ago, scientists had studied only a handful of galactic specimens. But recently, galaxy collections have grown flourishingly. — Ann Finkbeiner

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First Known Use of flourishing

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flourishing

Middle English florysschyng, from present participle of florisshen "to flourish entry 1"

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“Flourishing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flourishing. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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