Sentence Examples

  • The officer flourished his arm and hastily rode away.
  • The straw hat manufacture has flourished since the 18th century.
  • Peter of Poitiers, the pupil of Peter the Lombard, flourished about 1160-1170.
  • It is remarkable that this theory should have gained the esteem of the notable chemists who flourished in the 18th century.
  • The atrophy of the Ottoman sea-power had left the archipelago at the mercy of the Greek war-brigs; piracy flourished; and it became essential in the interests of the commerce of all nations to make some power responsible for the policing of the narrow seas.

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