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Synonyms for flourish

Synonyms for (noun) flourish

Synonyms: flourish, fanfare, tucket Definition: (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments Usage: he entered to a flourish of trumpets; her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare

Similar words: line, melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, air, strain, tune Definition: a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence Usage: she was humming an air from Beethoven

Synonyms: brandish, flourish Definition: the act of waving

Similar words: wave, waving, wafture Definition: the act of signaling by a movement of the hand

Synonyms: flourish Definition: a display of ornamental speech or language

Similar words: grandiloquence, grandiosity, rhetoric, magniloquence, ornateness Definition: high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation Usage: the grandiosity of his prose; an excessive ornateness of language

Synonyms: flourish Definition: a showy gesture Usage: she entered with a great flourish

Similar words: gesture, motion Definition: the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals

Synonyms: flourish Definition: an ornamental embellishment in writing

Similar words: embellishment Definition: a superfluous ornament

Synonyms for (verb) flourish

Synonyms: boom, flourish, expand, thrive Definition: grow vigorously Usage: The deer population in this town is thriving; business is booming

Similar words: grow Definition: become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain Usage: The problem grew too large for me; Her business grew fast

Synonyms: brandish, flourish, wave Definition: move or swing back and forth Usage: She waved her gun

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: prosper, thrive, flourish, fly high Definition: make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance Usage: The new student is thriving

Similar words: turn, change state Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election