Synonyms and related words:
abundant, balmy, blooming, blossoming, booming, bountiful, brandish, brandishing, budding, burgeoning, bursting, bursting out, clear, copious, creative, crescent, dense, developed, exuberant, fair, fat, fecund, fertile, flaunt, flaunting, florescent, flourish, flowering, fructiferous, fruitful, fruiting, full-fledged, full-grown, fully developed, generous, going strong, gross, growing, grown, grown-up, halcyon, heavy, hypertrophied, impenetrable, in full swing, in good case, increasing, jungled, jungly, lush, luxuriant, mature, overdeveloped, overgrown, overrun, palmy, piping, plenteous, plentiful, pregnant, productive, proliferous, prolific, prospering, prosperous, rank, rich, riotous, rosy, seminal, shaking, sleek, sprouting, successful, superabundant, swarming, teeming, thick, thriving, uberous, undulation, unweeded, vigorous, wave, wave motion, waving, weed-choked, weed-ridden, weedy

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • flourishing — index cumulative (increasing), opulent, prosperous, rampant, successful Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • flourishing — [adj] prospering, going well blooming, burgeoning, doing well, expanding, exuberant, going strong, growing, in full swing*, in the pink*, in top form*, lush, luxuriant, mushrooming, profuse, prosperous, rampant, rank, rich, roaring, robust,… …   New thesaurus

  • Flourishing — Flourish Flour ish, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flourished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flourishing}.] [OE. florisshen, flurisshen, OF. flurir, F. fleurir, fr. L. florere to bloom, fr. flos, floris, flower. See {Flower}, and { ish}.] 1. To grow luxuriantly; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flourishing — flourishingly, adv. /flerr i shing, flur /, adj. growing vigorously; thriving; prosperous: a flourishing little business. [1250 1300; ME; see FLOURISH, ING2] * * * …   Universalium

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  • flourishing — adjective very lively and profitable flourishing businesses a palmy time for stockbrokers a prosperous new business doing a roaring trade a thriving tourist center did a thriving business in orchids • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • flourishing — noun The action of the verb ; flowering …   Wiktionary

  • flourishing — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. thriving, prosperous, booming, luxuriant; see growing , rich 1 , successful . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Improving, growing, or succeeding steadily: booming, boomy, prospering, prosperous, roaring, thrifty,… …   English dictionary for students

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