Pronunciation of Flourish
/flˈʌɹɪʃ/, /flˈʌɹɪʃ/, /f_l_ˈʌ_ɹ_ɪ_ʃ/

Antonyms for flourish:

lose, wither, fail.

Synonyms for flourish:

Sense 1

counterpoint, part, make out, sign, repeat, signature, sample, excerpt, gesture, come up, vocal, middle eight, reprise, bubble under, come back, descant, voluntary, overture, gesticulate, phrase, riff, prelude, harmony, feel up to, blossom, accompaniment, arpeggio, vault, get on, leitmotif, win out, loop, grow, body language, pull through, cadence, theme, rest, flower, breakbeat, thrive on.

Sense 2

coda, lick, lead, rule, mime, bloom, establish, revive, suite, achieve, crescendo, movement, line, motif, storm.

Sense 3

rocket, signal, peak.

Sense 4


Sense 5


Sense 6


Sense 7

get along, action.

Sense 28




do well


get along

get along.




prosper, boom.

Other synonyms and related words:

prelude, curl, go, shake, beckon, blow up, flesh out, prevail, achieve, Fligh High, grow, action, rest, excerpt, boom out, make out, din, arpeggio, fanfare, gesticulate, theme, dilate, vaunt, magnificence, blast, wave, leitmotif, suite, brandish, breakbeat, wigwag, blossom, boast, elaborate, sign, roll, lick, crescendo, vault, expatiate, storm, revive, descant, overture, cadence, coda, win out, signature, get on, rise, get along, amplify, mime, movement, flower, pageant, score, flap, counterpoint, expand, get ahead, pompousness, accompaniment, nail, expound, boasting, lead, boom, enlarge, Tucket, signal, shine, gesture, bloom, exposit, rule, smash, lucubrate, burgeon, extend, peak, fly high, thunder, wield, inflate, illumination, motif, undulate, line, flash, phrase, riff, arrive.

Sense 2 (noun)

arpeggio, excerpt, accompaniment, blossom, coda, bloom, descant, cadence, breakbeat, counterpoint, crescendo.

Sense 3 (noun)

achieve, win out, go, score.

Sense 4 (noun)

body language, action, gesticulate, flower, shine, mime, gesture, signal, sign.

Sense 5 (noun)


Sense 6 (noun)

feel up to.

cheering (noun)


curlicue, decoration (noun)

garnish, curl.

flourish (noun)

brandish, boom, fanfare, expand, prosper, get ahead, Fligh High, wave, thrive.

handle (noun)


ornament (noun)

decoration, frill, ornament, emblem, button, trim, finery, gewgaw, trimming, garnish, filling, gaudiness, gingerbread, enrichment, embroidery, tinsel, Emblazonment, badge, foofaraw, adornment.

ostentation (noun)

dramatics, splendor, pomposity, rakishness, pomp and circumstance, swaggar, snazziness, pomp, shamelessness, flashiness, affectedness, bravado, pageantry, vanity, histrionics, opulence, Bravura, splashiness, jauntiness, ostentation, exhibitionism, boastfulness, sensationalism, garishness, Flagrancy, formality, showmanship, showiness, blatancy, parade, dash, grandiloquence, fuss, grandiosity, flamboyance, ornateness.

change (verb)

expand, thrive, boom.

demonstrate (verb)

display, flaunt, expose, uncover, indicate, demonstrate, exhibit, show, unveil, convince, evince, present, illustrate, manifest, unmask.

grow, prosper (verb)

bloom, expand, burgeon, score, get ahead, arrive, boom, make out, thrive, amplify, blossom, go, flower, get on, succeed.

prosper (verb)

thrive, prosper, succeed, progress, luxuriate.

wave about (verb)

display, brandish, vaunt, flaunt, shake, wield.

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