Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Giles was their “ancient” and had charge of the banner, nor could it be doubted that he had flourished.

These trees are reputed to have flourished for much more than a thousand years.

An extinct pachyderm that flourished when the Pterodactyl was in fashion.

The weeds that had flourished along the sides of the ditches were all dead.

But the habit of the stick was too powerful; and he flourished it again.

In all respects, therefore, notwithstanding the war, we flourished.

Nevertheless, I bowed and flourished my beaver to her retreating figure.

That habit which grew up at the time of the Great Skirmish has flourished ever since.

He flourished it a minute ago, this way, for he saw me at the window.

He flourished the bottle and indicated the sleeping skipper.