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Synonyms for flower

Synonyms for flower

the showy reproductive structure of a plant

a condition or time of vigor and freshness

the superlative or most preferable part of something

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to bear flowers

to be in one's prime

Synonyms for flower

a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms

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the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

produce or yield flowers

References in classic literature ?
At length it was done; and the fair flowers lay glowing in the soft starlight, while beside them stood the Fairies, singing to the music of the wind-harps:--
We are sending you, dear flowers, Forth alone to die, Where your gentle sisters may not weep O'er the cold graves where you lie; But you go to bring them fadeless life In the bright homes where they dwell, And you softly smile that 't is so, As we sadly sing farewell.
THE FLOWER GIRL [hopefully] I can give you change for a tanner, kind lady.
THE FLOWER GIRL [protesting] Who's trying to deceive you?
Now it is well known that when there are many of these flowers together their odor is so powerful that anyone who breathes it falls asleep, and if the sleeper is not carried away from the scent of the flowers, he sleeps on and on forever.
But the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman, not being made of flesh, were not troubled by the scent of the flowers.
Then it dawned on the Prince that he had been speaking to a good fairy, and putting the little bell carefully in his pocket, he rode home and told his father that he meant to set the daughter of the Flower Queen free, and intended setting out on the following day into the wide world in search of the maid.
The Prince asked him, 'Do you not know where the Dragon lives who keeps the daughter of the Flower Queen prisoner?
By the next year he had obtained flowers of a perfect nut-brown, and Boxtel espied them in the border, whereas he had himself as yet only succeeded in producing the light brown.
The more beautiful the flower is, the more does one offend God in despising it.
And this would be generally observed, that the borders wherein you plant your fruit-trees, be fair and large, and low, and not steep; and set with fine flowers, but thin and sparingly, lest they deceive the trees.
And the Nelumbo bud that floats for ever With Indian Cupid down the holy river - Fair flowers, and fairy
And every flake seemed larger, and appeared like a magnificent flower, or beautiful star; it was splendid to look at!
You know I had to give the flowers, to stop questions?
Then he touched all the other birds with the flower, so that they all took their old forms again; and he took Jorinda home, where they were married, and lived happily together many years: and so did a good many other lads, whose maidens had been forced to sing in the old fairy's cages by themselves, much longer than they liked.