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  Definition of flourish
  1. (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments; "he entered to a flourish of trumpets"; "her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare"
  2. the act of waving
  3. a display of ornamental speech or language
  4. a showy gesture; "she entered with a great flourish"
  5. an ornamental embellishment in writing
  6. grow stronger; "The economy was booming"
  7. move or swing back and forth; "She waved her gun"
  8. gain in wealth
Similar Words: fanfare, tucket, brandish, boom, prosper, thrive, get ahead, expand, wave, fly high

 

Hyponyms: paraph, revive, luxuriate, wigwag

 

Entailments: hold, take hold

 

Derivational Morphology: brandish, wave, boom, waver

 

 
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