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UG Word of the Year

By January 11, 2021February 27th, 2021Motivation
flour·​ish | \ ˈflər-ish  ˈflə-rish \
flourishedflourishingflourishes

Definition of flourish

 (Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

1to grow luxuriantly THRIVE
2ato achieve success PROSPERflourishing business
bto be in a state of activity or production flourished around 1850
cto reach a height of development or influence. The company flourished with record profits under the new owner.
3to make bold and sweeping gestures

transitive verb

to wield with dramatic gestures BRANDISH Dressed as a pirate, he entered the stage flourishing his sword.