An example of flourish is when a sunflower grows six feet tall in a garden.
An example of flourish is to learn quickly and easily at a new school.
An example of flourish is to wave the flag during a parade.
The crops flourished in the rich soil.
An example of a flourish is sweeping your arms as you dance across a stage.
A large loop on your signature is an example of a flourish.
A flourish of generosity.
The banner flourished in the wind.
A poet who flourished in the tenth century.
A signature with a distinctive flourish.
Origin of flourish
- Middle English florishen from Old French florir floriss- from Vulgar Latin flōrīre from Latin flōrēre to bloom from flōs flōr- flower bhel-3 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition