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With an easy swing, cheery bonhomie, and understated brass and string flourishes, this could just about pass as some long lost Sinatra demo.

Mere symbolic gestures and rhetorical flourishes fall short of what is needed to support and sustain the work of people who risk their lives every day.

The most exuberant flourish about the show might have been the exclamation mark in the title.

Before ISIS militants surrounded the Syrian city, it had flourished as a place of tolerance and free speech.

As the Arabian Peninsula flourished, the area became the center of cultural development.

The place where jazz and barbeque and mob bosses and the blues flourished.

In Mauritania, Chinguetti once flourished with scholars, pilgrims, and religious leaders.

Atlanta soon flourished, becoming the resurgent urban center of an otherwise impoverished South.

I prayed for her before the temple, and unto the very end I will seek after her, and she flourished as a grape soon ripe.

Aristide was young, he loved flirtation, and flirtation flourished in the Avenue des Plantanes.

He flourished in one hand his red mask and in the other a pompon which he had extracted from his pocket.

It is now about three centuries since there flourished at Cremona its first great violin maker.

After Andrew, as great makers, come his two sons Antonius and Hieronymus, who flourished from 1550 to 1634.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flourished, such as: develop, blossom, multiply, succeed, boom, and expand.

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