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to grow rapidly and luxuriantly

to do or fare well

to be in one's prime

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to wield boldly and dramatically

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a showy gesture

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an ornamental embellishment in writing

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a display of ornamental speech or language

the act of waving

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(music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments

grow vigorously

make steady progress

move or swing back and forth

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Passepartout was now the only person left in the car, and the Elder, looking him full in the face, reminded him that, two years after the assassination of Joseph Smith, the inspired prophet, Brigham Young, his successor, left Nauvoo for the banks of the Great Salt Lake, where, in the midst of that fertile region, directly on the route of the emigrants who crossed Utah on their way to California, the new colony, thanks to the polygamy practised by the Mormons, had flourished beyond expectations.
He was without a hat, carried a sword, and flourished a handkerchief in his hand.
Horticulture seemed, however, to have been abandoned in the deserted kitchen-garden; and where cabbages, carrots, radishes, pease, and melons had once flourished, a scanty crop of lucerne alone bore evidence of its being deemed worthy of cultivation.
The figure of the aged woman in the most gorgeous of her mildewed velvets and brocades was seen passing from casement to casement, until she paused before the balcony, and flourished a huge key above her head.
With whoops and yells, they dragged him from his hiding-place, flourished over his head their tomahawks and scalping-knives, and for a time, the poor trapper gave himself up for lost.
There must be a reason for this, certainly," answered $45, "though YOU have been flourished about these two winters, in a way that ought to satisfy one of YOUR pretensions.
Such men, happily, have lived in times when great abuses flourished, and have sometimes even been the living representatives of the abuses.
The imposing figure of Nesvitski followed by his Cossack, and the determination of Denisov who flourished his sword and shouted frantically, had such an effect that they managed to squeeze through to the farther side of the bridge and stopped the infantry.
Thereupon Mr Tappertit flourished the bone again, and giving the other skull a prodigious rap on the nose, exclaimed
That such a young person could possibly have a morbid vacancy in the heart for anything younger than the plate, or less monotonous than the plate; or that such a young person's thoughts could try to scale the region bounded on the north, south, east, and west, by the plate; was a monstrous imagination which he would on the spot have flourished into space.
However they flourished again after the rapid decrease in coal mining from the 1930s onwards attracting butterfly species and rare breeding birds.
He also demanded to arrest the culprit elements involved in arson and firing incidents at Cable operators adding, if the incumbent government cant accomplish its responsibilities to ensure freedom of media than democracy cannot be flourished in the country.
AN EMPTY Midland pub that enjoyed its heyday when the lock industry flourished has suffered a severe fire.
These have clearly been there despite human "interference" ever since the reservoir was built, and this may indeed be the reason why they have flourished.
While MacArthur Park and the Westlake and Pico-Union districts of Los Angeles have become major hubs for Los Angeles' Central American community, university officials say they think the population in the San Fernando Valley also has flourished.