blossoming


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  • noun

Synonyms for blossoming

the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms

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She felt happy and as if she were blossoming under the praise of this dear Countess Bezukhova who had formerly seemed to her so unapproachable and important and was now so kind to her.
I can recollect walking with your mother, Katharine, through lanes blossoming with wild hawthorn.
three times a bridesmaid, never a bride,' " said Anne, peeping through the window over the pink and snow of the blossoming orchard beneath.
The boy is born with it; it is there in his very soul, as dear to him as the little home where he lives, the blossoming trees under which he plays.
At last they lingered on one away to the left, far back from the road, dimly white with blossoming trees in the twilight of the surrounding woods.
And all at once a vine spread out both ways along the top of the sail with many clusters hanging down from it, and a dark ivy-plant twined about the mast, blossoming with flowers, and with rich berries growing on it; and all the thole-pins were covered with garlands.
There were hyacinths there, this last spring, blossoming, in--but you'll laugh at that, of course.