Part of speech:
To grow vigorously; flourish:
Something that embellishes, as an ornament, a fictitious touch added to a factual account, a musical phrase, etc.
A display; a manifestation:
Blossom means to grow or develop.
(Sports) To swerve from a straight course, especially in the direction of a slice.
To perform stunts or a stunt.
To flower is defined as to come into your own and develop well or, in the case of a plant, to produce a bloom.
To move swiftly or broadly:
Ostentatious or pompous display
The definition of burgeon means to grow or blossom.
Twirl is to spin around in a circle, or to twist something in your fingers, or to pitch in baseball.
To shake hands:
Flaunt is defined as to go out of your way to display something, such as your wealth or your body, in a manner that is generally considered offensive, inappropriate or gaudy.
(Intransitive) To make a gesture or gestures.
To cause to wave, undulate, or sway to and fro
To hit at something with a sweeping motion of the arm:
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
To increase gradually in size, number, strength, or intensity:
(Archaic) The act or an instance of showing; an exhibition.
To be fortunate or successful, especially in terms of one's finances; thrive.
(Now Rare) Plentiful; abundant
Characterized by a rich growth of vegetation
(Rare) Very productive; fertile
Having success; flourishing:
The definition of verdant is something that is lush and green.
An abundance of riches; wealth; opulence
A demonstration or manifestation:
The powder or crust thus formed
(Now Rare) A clever turn of speech; sally; quip
Repeated moving of arms or hands to signal.
To be an ornament to; add beauty, splendor, or distinction to
To arrive is defined as to show up for something or to reach a destination.
(Sculpting) To shape roughly as a preparation for the finer work to follow; to cut to the general form required.
To promote vigorously; popularize
(Intransitive) To make or adorn (something) with curlicues, or as if with curlicues
To acquire something usually over a period of time.
To blossom out; flower; bloom
To add grace notes, syncopated accents, trills, etc. to (a melody)
Expand is defined as to increase in size, unfold or spread out.
To decorate (prepared food or drink) with small colorful or savory items:
(Intransitive) To grow in number.
(Intransitive) To increase in value or standing.
Succeed is defined as to accomplish a goal or to come next.
To boast; brag
To bend, turn, or slope downward or aside
To hinder is defined as to restrain or hold something back.
To prove deficient or lacking; perform ineffectively or inadequately:
To stop performing an activity or action; desist:
(Intransitive) Of a plant, to produce blooms; to open its blooms.
To extend between two points or in a certain direction; run:
(Intransitive) To obtain something desired.
To direct the light of
To set forth in words; state:
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
Occurring without restraint and frequently, widely, or menacingly; rife:
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