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flourish /flourish/
  • danh từ
    • sự trang trí bay bướm; nét trang trí hoa mỹ; nét viền hoa mỹ
    • sự diễn đạt hoa mỹ; sự vận động tu từ
    • sự vung (gươm, vũ khí, tay)
    • (âm nhạc) hồi kèn; nét hoa mỹ; đoạn nhạc đệm tuỳ ứng; nhạc dạo tuỳ ứng
    • (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) sự thịnh vượng
    • sự phồn thịnh
      • in full flourish: vào lúc phồn thịnh nhất
  • nội động từ
    • hưng thịnh, thịnh vượng, phát đạt; thành công; phát triển, mọc sum sê (cây...)
    • viết hoa mỹ, nói hoa mỹ
    • khoa trương
    • (âm nhạc) dạo nhạc một cách bay bướm; thổi một hồi kèn
    • ngoại động từ
      • vung (vũ khí); khoa (chân), múa (tay)
    Concise Dictionary
    flourishes|flourished|flourishing'flɜrɪʃ /'flʌr-
    noun
    +a showy gesture
    +an ornamental embellishment in writing
    +a display of ornamental speech or language
    +the act of waving
    +(music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments
    verb
    +grow stronger
    +gain in wealth
    +move or swing back and forth

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    v.
    1 prosper, thrive, grow, develop, luxuriate, bloom, blossom, flower, bear fruit, fructify, boom, burgeon or bourgeon, mature, ripen, increase, succeed, get ahead, do or fare well, make good; go up or rise in the world; Slang go great guns:
    We understand that Amy's medical practice has flourished.
    2 wave, wield, brandish, wag, swing, twirl, flaunt, vaunt, swagger, swish, shake:
    The band-leader flourished his baton.
    n.
    3 decoration, embellishment, floridness, floweriness, ornamentation, elaboration, adornment, frill, embroidery, curlicue, furbelow:
    His signature is characterized by all these flourishes.
    4 fanfare, display, show, showiness, dash, gesturing, wave:
    With a flourish of his hand, the king signalled the tourney to begin.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    1 [V] to develop quickly and be successful or common
    Synonym: THRIVE
    Few businesses are flourishing in the present economic climate. + The arts began to flourish at that time. + There was a flourishing black market.
    2 [V] to grow well; to be healthy and happy
    Synonym: THRIVE
    These plants flourish in a damp climate. + (especially BrE) I'm glad to hear you're all flourishing.
    3 [VN] (written) to wave sth around in a way that makes people look at it: He rushed into the room flourishing the newspaper.
    + noun
    1 [usually sing.] an exaggerated movement that you make when you want sb to notice you: He opened the door for her with a flourish.
    2 [usually sing.] an impressive act or way of doing sth: The season ended with a flourish for Owen, when he scored in the final minute of the match.
    3 details and decoration that are used in speech or writing: a speech full of rhetorical flourishes + His writing is plain and direct, with no stylistic flourishes.
    4 a curved line, that is used as decoration, especially in writing: Her signature was a complicated affair of practised flourishes.
    5 [usually sing.] a loud short piece of music, that is usually played to announce an important person or event: a flourish of trumpets
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    ADJ.

    final | dramatic, rhetorical, theatrical
    a speech full of rhetorical flourishes

    VERB + FLOURISH

    end in/with, finish with | start (off) with | sign with
    Bill signed on the bottom line with a flourish.

    PREP.

    with a ~
    With a final flourish she laid down her pen.

    PHRASES

    a flourish of trumpets



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