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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 ?
Evening came, and with it troops of Elves to counsel their good Queen, who, seated on her mossy throne, looked anxiously upon the throng below, whose glittering wings and rustling robes gleamed like many-colored flowers.
What would the green earth be without its lovely flowers, and what a lonely home for us
THE FLOWER GIRL [protesting] Who's trying to deceive you?
He goes to the plinth beside the flower girl; puts up his foot on it; and stoops to turn down his trouser ends].
the girl asked, as she breathed in the spicy scent of the bright flowers.
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.
Here, too, was the Flower Queen's beautiful daughter.
The Flower Queen's daughter was delighted to see him safe and sound, and when they were dancing together she whispered in his ear: 'If you succeed again to-morrow, wait for me with the foal in the meadow.
He belonged to that natural, humorous school who took for their motto in the seventeenth century the aphorism uttered by one of their number in 1653, -- "To despise flowers is to offend God.
He wanted to see his flowers, too; he had the feelings of an artist, the master-piece of a rival engrossed his interest.
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.
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.
There is cultivated in the king's garden at Paris, a species of serpentine aloes without prickles, whose large and beautiful flower exhales a strong odour of the vanilla, during the time of its expansion, which is very short.
Many a winter's night she flies through the streets of the town, and peeps in at the windows; and they then freeze in so wondrous a manner that they look like flowers.
To spare my friend further pain, I rose to go, just as the Earl was beginning to repeat his particularly embarrassing question about the flowers.