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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 ?
"Our good Queen is ever striving to keep the dear flowers from the power of the cruel Frost-King; many ways she tried, but all have failed.
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.
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].
They walked along listening to the singing of the brightly colored birds and looking at the lovely flowers which now became so thick that the ground was carpeted with them.
"Aren't they beautiful?" the girl asked, as she breathed in the spicy scent of the bright flowers.
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.
But this hedge I intend to be raised upon a bank, not steep, but gently slope, of some six foot, set all with flowers. Also I understand, that this square of the garden, should not be the whole breadth of the ground, but to leave on either side, ground enough for diversity of side alleys; unto which the two covert alleys of the green, may deliver you.
‡ 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."
"Let me give you the flowers!" I stammered out at last, quite 'at my wit's end' as to how to get out of the difficulty.